bounce [bouns] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||verb|
|Definition:||spring up; rebound|
|Synonyms:||backlash, bob, boomerang, bound, buck, bump, carom, fly back, glance off, hop, hurdle, jerk up and down, jounce, jump, kick back, leap, rebound, recoil, resile, ricochet, saltate, snap back, spring back, thump, vault|
|Category:||3. Motion conjoined with force|
recoil, react; spring back, fly back, bounce back, bound back; rebound, reverberate, repercuss, recalcitrate; echo, ricochet.
recoiling; refluent, repercussive, recalcitrant, reactionary; retroactive.
on the rebound, on the recoil.
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