shark-jumping

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From jump the shark.

Adjective[edit]

shark-jumping ‎(not comparable)

  1. Becoming unbelievable or disappointing due to plot developments.
    • Christian Lander (2008) 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”, in (Please provide the book title or journal name)[1], The Guardian:
      To me this dinner, with its tasting notes and the rest, seemed like the dernier cri in shark-jumping foodie bullshit.