Part Of Speech: verb
Definition: To change the direction of motion after hitting an obstacle.
Example: The tennis ball bounced off the wall before coming to rest in the ditch.
Definition: To move quickly up and then down, or vice versa, once or repeatedly.
Example: He bounces nervously on his chair.
Definition: To cause to move quickly up and down, or back and forth, once or repeatedly.
Example: He bounced the child on his knee.
Definition: To suggest or introduce (an idea, etc.) to (off or by) somebody, in order to gain feedback.
Example: I'm meeting Bob later to bounce some ideas off him about the new product range.
Definition: To leap or spring suddenly or unceremoniously; to bound.
Example: She bounced happily into the room.
Definition: To move rapidly (between).
Definition: (of a cheque/check) To be refused by a bank because it is drawn on insufficient funds.
Example: We can’t accept further checks from you, as your last one bounced.
Definition: To fail to cover (have sufficient funds for) (a draft presented against one's account).
Example: He tends to bounce a check or two toward the end of each month, before his payday.
Definition: To leave.
Example: Let’s wrap this up, I gotta bounce.
Definition: To eject violently, as from a room; to discharge unceremoniously, as from employment.
Definition: (sometimes employing the preposition with) To have sexual intercourse.
Definition: (air combat) To attack unexpectedly.
Example: The squadron was bounced north of the town.
Definition: To turn power off and back on; to reset
Example: See if it helps to bounce the router.
Definition: (of an e-mail message or address) To return undelivered.
Example: The girl in the bar told me her address was [email protected], but my mail to that address bounced back to me.
Definition: To land hard and lift off again due to excess momentum.
Example: The student pilot bounced several times during his landing.
Definition: (skydiving) To land hard at unsurvivable velocity with fatal results.
Example: After the mid-air collision, his rig failed and he bounced. BSBD.
Definition: (sound recording) To mix (two or more tracks of a multi-track audio tape recording) and record the result onto a single track, in order to free up tracks for further material to be added.
Example: Bounce tracks two and three to track four, then record the cowbell on track two.
Definition: To bully; to scold.
Definition: To strike or thump, so as to rebound, or to make a sudden noise; to knock loudly.
Definition: To boast; to bluster.