an elasticized cord, typically with a hook at each end, used to bind items or packages together, to secure a suitcase to a wheeled carrier, etc.
- Also called bungee, shock cord.
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How to use bungee cord in a sentence
When my bike rack broke, I was able to use a few bungee cords to keep my ride tucked away inside my truck.These Gear Hacks Got Me Through a 30,000-Mile Road Trip | agintzler | July 27, 2021 | Outside Online
Sure enough, my bike rack broke, and I was thankful to have zip ties and a bungee cord in my emergency stash.How to take an overnight trip with your two-wheeled vehicle | Melanie D.G. Kaplan | March 26, 2021 | Washington Post
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 | THE DAILY BEAST