Verb: bounce bawn(t)s
Noun: bounce bawn(t)s
- Move back in a roughly opposite direction after an impact
"The rubber ball bounced";
- resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet
- Hit something so that it bounces
"bounce a ball"
- Move up and down repeatedly
- Come back after being refused
"the check bounced"
- Leap suddenly
"He bounced to his feet"
- Refuse to accept and send back
"bounce a check"
- Eject from the premises
"The ex-boxer's job is to bounce people who want to enter this private club"
- [Brit] Put pressure on someone (to do something)
- pressurize, pressurise [Brit]
- The quality of a substance that is able to rebound
- A light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
- leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bound
- Rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts)
- An email returned with an error
Derived forms: bounces, bounced, bouncing
Type of: backlash, boot out, bound, chuck out, decline, eject, elasticity, exclude, go, hit, jump, jumping, leap, locomote, move, pass up, rebound, recoil, refuse, reject, repercussion, return, snap, spring, travel, turf out [Brit], turn down, turn out
Encyclopedia: Bounce Bounce, Shake, Move, Stop!