Definitions for: Bouncing


[n] rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts)
[adj] marked by lively action; "a bouncing gait"; "bouncy tunes"; "the peppy and interesting talk"; "a spirited dance"
[adj] vigorously healthy; "a bouncing baby"
[adj] moving jerkily up and down; "a bouncing ball"; "a jolting ride"; "the jouncing guns of the battery"



Webster (1913) Definition: Boun"cing, a.
1. Stout; plump and healthy; lusty; buxom.

Many tall and bouncing young ladies. --Thackeray.

2. Excessive; big. ``A bouncing reckoning.'' --B. & Fl.

Bouncing Bet (Bot.), the common soapwort ({Saponaria
officinalis}). --Harper's Mag.

Synonyms: bounce, bouncy, healthy, jolting, jouncing, lively, moving, peppy, spirited, zippy

See Also: backlash, rebound, recoil, repercussion

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