Definitions for bounce

Definitions for (noun) bounce

Main entry: leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bounce, bound

Definition: a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards

Main entry: bounce, bounciness

Definition: the quality of a substance that is able to rebound

Main entry: bounce, bouncing

Definition: rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts)

Definitions for (verb) bounce

Main entry: bounce

Definition: hit something so that it bounces

Usage: bounce a ball

Main entry: bounce

Definition: eject from the premises

Usage: The ex-boxer's job is to bounce people who want to enter this private club

Main entry: spring, bounce, bound, rebound, recoil, resile, reverberate, ricochet, take a hop

Definition: spring back; spring away from an impact

Usage: The rubber ball bounced; These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide

Main entry: bounce, jounce

Definition: move up and down repeatedly

Main entry: bounce

Definition: leap suddenly

Usage: He bounced to his feet

Main entry: bounce

Definition: refuse to accept and send back

Usage: bounce a check

Main entry: bounce

Definition: come back after being refused

Usage: the check bounced

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