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Noun: ricochet  'ri-ku,shey
  1. A glancing rebound
    - carom [N. Amer]
Verb: ricochet (ricocheted,ricocheting, also ricochetted,ricochetting)  'ri-ku,shey
  1. Move back in a roughly opposite direction after an impact
    "The rubber ball ricocheted";
    - bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate

Derived forms: ricochetted, ricochets, ricochetting, ricocheting, ricocheted

Type of: backlash, bound, jump, leap, rebound, recoil, repercussion, spring

Encyclopedia: Ricochet