Associations to the word «Bounce»

Wiktionary

BOUNCE, verb. (intransitive) To change the direction of motion after hitting an obstacle.
BOUNCE, verb. (intransitive) To move quickly up and then down, or vice versa, once or repeatedly.
BOUNCE, verb. (transitive) To cause to move quickly up and down, or back and forth, once or repeatedly.
BOUNCE, verb. (transitive) (colloquial) To suggest or introduce (an idea, etc.) to (off or by) somebody, in order to gain feedback.
BOUNCE, verb. (intransitive) To leap or spring suddenly or unceremoniously; to bound.
BOUNCE, verb. (intransitive) (informal) (of a cheque/check) To be refused by a bank because it is drawn on insufficient funds.
BOUNCE, verb. (transitive) (informal) To fail to cover (have sufficient funds for) (a draft presented against one's account).
BOUNCE, verb. (intransitive) (slang) To leave.
BOUNCE, verb. (US) (slang) (dated) To eject violently, as from a room; to discharge unceremoniously, as from employment.
BOUNCE, verb. (intransitive) (slang) (African American Vernacular English) (sometimes employing the preposition with) To have sexual intercourse.
BOUNCE, verb. (transitive) (air combat) To attack unexpectedly.
BOUNCE, verb. (intransitive) (electronics) To turn power off and back on; to reset
BOUNCE, verb. (intransitive) (Internet) (of an e-mail message or address) To return undelivered.
BOUNCE, verb. (intransitive) (aviation) To land hard and lift off again due to excess momentum.
BOUNCE, verb. (intransitive) (skydiving) To land hard on unsurvivable velocity with fatal results.
BOUNCE, verb. (slang) (dated) To bully; to scold.
BOUNCE, verb. (archaic) To strike or thump, so as to rebound, or to make a sudden noise; to knock loudly.
BOUNCE, verb. (archaic) To boast; to bluster.
BOUNCE, noun. A change of direction of motion after hitting the ground or an obstacle.
BOUNCE, noun. A movement up and then down (or vice versa), once or repeatedly.
BOUNCE, noun. An email return with any error.
BOUNCE, noun. The sack, licensing.
BOUNCE, noun. A bang, boom.
BOUNCE, noun. A drink based on brandyW.
BOUNCE, noun. A heavy, sudden, and often noisy, blow or thump.
BOUNCE, noun. Bluster; brag; untruthful boasting; audacious exaggeration; an impudent lie; a bouncer.
BOUNCE, noun. Scyllium catulus, a European dogfish.
BOUNCE, noun. A genre of New Orleans music.
BOUNCE, noun. (slang) (African American Vernacular English) Drugs.
BOUNCE, noun. (slang) (African American Vernacular English) Swagger.
BOUNCE, noun. (slang) (African American Vernacular English) A 'good' beat.
BOUNCE, noun. (slang) (African American Vernacular English) A talent for leaping.
BOUNCE BACK, verb. (idiomatic) To recover from a negative without seemingly any damage.
BOUNCE HOUSE, noun. (US) bouncy castle
BOUNCE HOUSES, noun. Plural of bounce house
BOUNCE OFF, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) to test (ideas) on someone
BOUNCE OFF, verb. To come off something with a bounce.
BOUNCE OFF, verb. To move away with a bouncing movement.
BOUNCE OFF THE WALLS, verb. (idiomatic) To be overly active relative to the enclosed space in which one is.

Dictionary definition

BOUNCE, noun. The quality of a substance that is able to rebound.
BOUNCE, noun. A light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards.
BOUNCE, noun. Rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts).
BOUNCE, verb. Spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide".
BOUNCE, verb. Hit something so that it bounces; "bounce a ball".
BOUNCE, verb. Move up and down repeatedly.
BOUNCE, verb. Come back after being refused; "the check bounced".
BOUNCE, verb. Leap suddenly; "He bounced to his feet".
BOUNCE, verb. Refuse to accept and send back; "bounce a check".
BOUNCE, verb. Eject from the premises; "The ex-boxer's job is to bounce people who want to enter this private club".

Wise words

More wisdom is latent in things as they are than in all the words men use.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery