shark-jumping

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From jump the shark.

Adjective[edit]

shark-jumping (not comparable)

  1. Becoming unbelievable or disappointing due to plot developments.
    • 2008, Christian Lander, Stuff White People Like, ISBN 1740667026, page 171:
      But if you must declare a shark-jumping moment, the best bet is to say that the show jumped between the two “Who Shot Mr. Burns?” episodes.
    • 2012, Oliver Thring, “Me and my spoon”, The Guardian:
      To me this dinner, with its tasting notes and the rest, seemed like the dernier cri in shark-jumping foodie bullshit.