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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 ?
Montague said: "It's my first game for England and I've been bouncing off the walls.
When it rang he was bouncing off the walls and confessed.
The Blue Man is a huge baseball fan - he may not know a lot but, he can see that the idea of running around and diving and bouncing off the walls and throwing is right up his alley,'' said Matt Goldman, explaining why he, Chris Wink and Phil Stanton agreed to put back on the latex scalp piece and greasepaint to perform for these TV spots.
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.
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.
He has been bouncing off the walls since the show was aired," News of the World quoted a friend of Croft as saying.
ENGLAND boss Andy Flower reckons his World Cup finalists are bouncing off the walls - and he is not far behind them.
He said he was bouncing off the walls, that it was the best feeling in the world.
The pigeons are all bouncing off the walls when I go in - they're terrified," said Mr Gibson.
What I had to say to them is still probably bouncing off the walls of the dressing room," he said.
My daughter's not bouncing off the walls,'' Lauver said of her 11-year- old.
He'd been bouncing off the walls in the dressing room, desperate to get out there.