Meaning of BOUNCE in English


n. 25B6; verb

the ball bounced : REBOUND, spring back, ricochet, jounce; N. Amer. carom.

William bounced down the stairs : BOUND, leap, jump, spring, bob, hop, skip, trip, prance.

25B6; noun

he reached the door in a single bounce : BOUND, leap, jump, spring, hop, skip.

the pitch's uneven bounce : SPRINGINESS, resilience, elasticity, give.

she had lost her bounce : VITALITY, vigour, energy, vivacity, liveliness, animation, sparkle, verve, spirit, enthusiasm, dynamism; cheerfulness, happiness, buoyancy, optimism; informal get-up-and-go, pep, zing.

25A0; bounce back RECOVER, revive, rally, pick up, be on the mend; perk up, cheer up, brighten up, liven up; informal buck up.

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