I had a bounce in my step, I threw back my head as I laughed, I felt at home in my body.
You want to: bounce back from a hangover Veggie Rx: Kale This trendy green is popular for good reason.
Perhaps the bounce from nobody to celebrity had suddenly hit home.
He is slipping in my arms, so I bounce him up once to get a better grip around his bottom.
Regions with intellectual vigor are more likely to bounce back; those without risk a stupor.
Then tell me, w'at for they bounce' our Fidle, and let Carron got 'is place?
The one called must quickly run and catch the ball on the first bounce.
Having settled the plan of his future proceedings, bounce did not waste more time in thought or speech.
"Well, I guess I've got some bounce in me, certainly," agreed Diana.
I always temporized until I heard the tree falling, then off he would dash, and bounce into its top to yelp and explore.
early 13c., bounsen "to thump, hit," perhaps from Dutch bonzen "to beat, thump," or Low German bunsen, or imitative; sense probably influenced by bound (v.). Sense of "to bounce like a ball" is from 1510s; the rubber check sense is from 1927. Related: Bounced; bouncing.
1520s, "a heavy blow," also "a leap, a rebound" from bounce (v.). In reference to politicians and public opinion polls, by 1996, American English.
1. (Perhaps by analogy to a bouncing check) An electronic mail message that is undeliverable and returns an error notification (a "bounce message") to the sender is said to "bounce".
2. To play volleyball. The now-demolished D. C. Power Lab building used by the Stanford AI Lab in the 1970s had a volleyball court on the front lawn. From 5 PM to 7 PM was the scheduled maintenance time for the computer, so every afternoon at 5 would come over the intercom the cry: "Now hear this: bounce, bounce!", followed by Brian McCune loudly bouncing a volleyball on the floor outside the offices of known volleyballers.
3. To engage in sexual intercourse; probably from the expression "bouncing the mattress", but influenced by Roo's psychosexually loaded "Try bouncing me, Tigger!" from the "Winnie-the-Pooh" books.
4. To casually reboot a system in order to clear up a transient problem. Reported primarily among VMS users.
5. (VM/CMS programmers) Automatic warm-start of a computer after an error. "I logged on this morning and found it had bounced 7 times during the night"
6. (IBM) To power cycle a peripheral in order to reset it.