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bounce

bounce

 
pronunciation:
baUns
parts of speech:
verb, noun
phrases:
bounce back
part of speech: verb
inflections: bounced, bounces, bouncing
definition 1: to spring back or up after hitting something, or to do so several times in a row.
The ball bounced down the stairs.
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similar words:
bob, hop, jump, leap, skip, spring, vault
definition 2: to walk with a spring in one's step.
The child bounced along the sidewalk.
synonyms:
prance, skip
similar words:
bob, bound, caper, frisk, hop, spring, trip
definition 3: to cause to hit against something and spring back.
He bounced the tennis ball against the wall.
similar words:
bob, jump, skip, spring, vault
phrase: bounce back
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a sudden spring or jump.
With one bounce, the kangaroo was over the fence.
synonyms:
bound, caper, jump, leap, skip, spring
similar words:
hop, trip, vault
derivation: bounceable (adj.)