1. the quality of a substance that is able to rebound
Similar word(s): bounciness
2. a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
3. rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts)
Similar word(s): bouncing
Sentences with bounce as a noun:
- Them pro-ballers got bounce!
1. spring back; spring away from an impact
- The rubber ball bounced
2. hit something so that it bounces
- bounce a ball
3. move up and down repeatedly
Similar word(s): jounce
4. come back after being refused
- the check bounced
5. leap suddenly
- He bounced to his feet
6. refuse to accept and send back
- bounce a check
7. eject from the premises
- The ex-boxer's job is to bounce people who want to enter this private club
Sentences with bounce as a verb:
- The tennis ball bounced off the wall before coming to rest in the ditch.
- He bounces nervously on his chair.
- He bounced the child on his knee.
- I'm meeting Bob later to bounce some ideas off him about the new product range.
- She bounced happily into the room.
- We can’t accept further checks from you, as your last one bounced.
- He tends to bounce a check or two toward the end of each month, before his payday.
- Let’s wrap this up, I gotta bounce.
- The squadron was bounced north of the town.
- See if it helps to bounce the router.
- What’s your new email address – the old one bounces.
- The girl in the bar told me her address is firstname.lastname@example.org, but my mail to that address bounced back to me.
- The student pilot bounced several times during his landing.
- After the mid-air collision, his rig failed and he bounced. BSBD.