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Verb: pounce  pawn(t)s
  1. Move down on as if in an attack
    "The raptor pounced down on its prey";
    - swoop
Noun: pounce  pawn(t)s
  1. The act of pouncing

Derived forms: pounced, pounces, pouncing

Type of: bounce, bound, come down, descend, fall, go down, leap, leaping, saltation, spring

Encyclopedia: Pounce