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bungee jumping

Syllabification: bun·gee jump·ing

Definition of bungee jumping in English:

noun

The sport of leaping from a height while secured by a long nylon-cased rubber band from the ankles.
Example sentences
  • Moreover, there were other sports like dirt track motorbike racing and bungee jumping, yes Bungee Jumping, all the way from New Zealand to the heart of Delhi.
  • Besides, tourists can enjoy a lot of sports and fun in this mountain area: paragliding, bungee jumping, skiing, water skiing, golf, sailing, horse riding, and even donkey riding.
  • This is also a spot where skydiving and bungee jumping are highly popular and on a clear day we can spot a lot of adventure seekers taking their turn at these adventure sport.

Derivatives

bungee jump

1
noun
Example sentences
  • Those seeking more ‘extreme’ pursuits may find the Harbour Bridge bungee jump to their liking.
  • A daring sky dive or bungee jump holds more adventure in the short-term for a new generation than settling down with a partner.
  • You can take a Ferrari for a spin, have a bird's eye view from a helicopter, take a stomach-churning acrobatic flight, tempt fate with a tandem sky dive or take that big step with a bungee jump.

bungee-jumper

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noun
Example sentences
  • Part of him always will be the bungee jumper, the tightrope walker, the High Noon gunslinger, the high-speed test pilot.
  • A bungee jumper plunges from a platform suspended between two mountains and 440 feet above the Nevis River.
  • Skydivers and bungee jumpers, plummeting toward the ground, have great respect for the force of gravity pulling them downward.

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