(noun, verb)


1. the act of pouncing

Definition categories: act, bounce, bound, leap, leaping, saltation, spring


1. move down on as if in an attack

Similar word(s): swoop

Definition categories: motion, descend, fall

Sentences with pounce as a verb:

- to pounce paper, or a pattern

- The kitten pounced at the ball I threw to him

- She pounced on the young man, because she loved him and wanted him for herself.

- I pounced on the chance to get promoted.