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Synonyms for bounce

Synonyms for bounce

to spring back after colliding with something

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to move in a lively way

an act of bouncing or a bouncing movement

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a sudden lively movement

the ability to recover quickly from depression or discouragement

the act of ejecting or the state of being ejected

the act of dismissing or the condition of being dismissed from employment

Synonyms for bounce

the quality of a substance that is able to rebound

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a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards

rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts)

hit something so that it bounces

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move up and down repeatedly

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come back after being refused

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leap suddenly

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refuse to accept and send back

eject from the premises

References in periodicals archive ?
"When it rang he was bouncing off the walls and confessed."
As electrons are emitted, a magnetic field running along the pipe constrains them to spiral their way down the pipe without bouncing off the walls. As they leave the pipe they are counted by spectrometers.
Get the right snacks If you're entertaining little guests, make sure you include a selection of savoury snacks and healthy treats too - no parent will want their child bouncing off the walls at home time.
Matthew, from Upton, said he was "bouncing off the walls with excitement" as he prepared to join the A-list on the red carpet.
I'm told she's even asked for a customised table for her home - that way she'll have balls bouncing off the walls so she won't have to do it herself.
It was always a given that there would be a sell-out audience for The Gruffalo's Child and as expected the New Theatre was stuffed to the gills with excitable little ones bouncing off the walls at the prospect of seeing their favourite characters jumping from page to stage.
"A bit restless," she told me kindly, which normally translates as bouncing off the walls.
"He has been bouncing off the walls since the show was aired," News of the World quoted a friend of Croft as saying.
Montague said: "It's my first game for England and I've been bouncing off the walls.
"He said he was bouncing off the walls. He described it as the best feeling in the world.
"What I had to say to them is still probably bouncing off the walls of the dressing room," he said.
He'd been bouncing off the walls in the dressing room, desperate to get out there.
We've all heard of little ones bouncing off the walls, but now Teesside toddlers can work off their energy in a fun and safe environment at Jump 360 at Sovereign Park on Brenda Road in Hartlepool.
The drinks lobby, however, are bouncing off the walls - rather like a toddler after a pint of cream soda - so furious are they at the idea.