Bounce is defined as to spring back, jump or move suddenly.(verb)
An example of bounce is for a ball to come back after hitting a wall.
The definition of a bounce is a leap, jump or a spring back.(noun)
An example of a bounce is the action a ball takes after you throw it down towards the floor.
See bounce in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME bounsen, to thump; ? akin to Du bonzen & LowG bunsen, to thump, strike
See bounce in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb bounced bounced, bounc·ing, bounc·es verb, intransitive
Origin: Probably from Middle English bounsen, to beat.
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