Irish man visits one of the world’s highest bungee jumps — but forgets to empty his pockets.
The dollar’s crumpling, the recession’s thundering, the Dow’s bungee-jumping and the world’s disapproving, yet George Bush has turned into Gene Kelly, tap dancing and singing in a one-man review called “The Most Happy Fella.”
1 [I or T] to become, or cause something to become, full of irregular folds:
This shirt crumples easily
2 [I] If someone's face crumples, it becomes full of lines because of a strong emotion:
Her face crumpled with laughter.
3 [I] If someone crumples, they fall to the ground suddenly:
The bullet hit him and he crumpled into a heap on the floor.
the crumpled charm of linen
bungee jumping, bungy jumping
the sport of jumping off a very high bridge or similar structure, with a long elastic rope tied to your legs, so that the rope pulls you back before you hit the ground