- the oblique rebound or skipping of a bullet, stone, etc. after striking a surface at an angle
- a bullet, etc. that ricochets
Fr; used first in fable du ricochet (story in which the narrator constantly evades the hearers' questions) < ?
intransitive verb ricocheted or ricochetted , ricocheting or ricochetting
to make a ricochet motion
Fr ricocher < the n.