Origin of bungee
Examples from the Web for bungee
Even more luckily, that bungee cord was short enough to keep it from crashing.Muppet Beastie Boys, Robin Williams Tribute, and More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|August 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even a brief dive—a bungee jump, if you will—would be scary indeed.Megan McArdle on Why We Need to Jump Off the Fiscal Cliff|Megan McArdle|November 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Word Origin and History for bungee
1930, "elastic rope;" used in late 19c. British schoolboy slang for "rubber eraser;" probably from notions of bouncy and spongy; first record of bungee jumping is from 1979.