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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
Noun: ricochet  'ri-ku,shey
  1. A glancing rebound
    - carom

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

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

Encyclopedia: Ricochet