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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An elasticized rubber cord, often fitted with hooks at the ends, used to fasten, bear weight, or absorb shock.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A long elastic cord tied around the ankles of the jumper in bungee jumping.
  • n. An elastic fabric-bound strap with a hook at each end, used for securing luggage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a strong elastic cord, usually with a hook at each end, used as a shock-absorbing device or to bind packages together, as on a dolly or handcart.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an elasticized rope

Etymologies

Alteration of bunjie, rubber.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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