1 definition by J. Salyer

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It is the precise moment when you recognize that something is really over although it's momentum carries it on for a few steps.
She lit another cigarette and looked away. Her eyes looking beyond me told me for sure that the shark had been jumped.

Howard Dean's campaign jumped the Shark when he stood on the stage raving and shaking his fist at the crowd.
by J. Salyer March 22, 2004

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