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ricochet

ric·o·chet

ricochet

 
pronunciation:
rI k sheI
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: richochets, ricocheted, ricocheting
definition: to bounce or skip off a surface at an angle; rebound.
The bullet ricocheted off the driveway and went through the neighbor's front window.
similar words:
bound, glance, skip
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a bounce or skip off a surface at an angle; rebound.
The ricochet of a badly hit golf ball was responsible for the large bruise on his leg.
similar words:
bound, glance, skip