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Definitions for bouncing
ˈbaʊn sɪŋbounc·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bounce, bouncingadjective

    rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts)

  2. bouncingadjective

    vigorously healthy

    "a bouncing baby"

  3. bouncing, bouncy, peppy, spirited, zippyadjective

    marked by lively action

    "a bouncing gait"; "bouncy tunes"; "the peppy and interesting talk"; "a spirited dance"


  1. bouncingadjective

    healthy; vigorous.

    a bouncing baby girl


  1. bouncing

    Bouncing refers to a motion that involves repeated rebounding after coming into contact with a surface or object. This action usually happens when an object is thrown, dropped, or forcefully projected onto a surface. The act of bouncing often involves an alternation between gaining and losing potential and kinetic energy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bouncing

    of Bounce

  2. Bouncingadjective

    stout; plump and healthy; lusty; buxom

  3. Bouncingadjective

    excessive; big

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bouncing in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bouncing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of bouncing in a Sentence

  1. Elvis Picardo:

    Oil has been bouncing around a lot. That seems to be impacting the energy group, but not so much the rest of the index, there's so much uncertainty surrounding the Canadian market, whether it's the housing sector or the impact crude oil will have on the economy.

  2. John Schnatter:

    If the management team was out, and I went back in, they'd be cheering, they'd be doing back flips. They'd be bouncing off the walls.

  3. Beckie Peirce:

    I'm actually feeling very positive. Everybody has been positive. There's been a lot of support for us, we want to do what's best for the child and make sure she's taken care of in the way she should be. We don't want her bouncing back and forth.

  4. Michael Clarke:

    His international reputation isn't that high ... so he has got quite a lot of bouncing back to try to do, he wants to personally restore his image as a world leader of some importance, not (be seen as) the coalition prime minister who presided over a retreat on all fronts.

  5. Gwen Stefani:

    He’s like my bestie, so of course he’s seen everything as its been going and just bouncing off of him and stuff like that.

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    involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm
    A dangerous
    B tight
    C cosmopolitan
    D dependable

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