The stray bullet passed within three feet of Kennerly and ricocheted off a wall, slightly injuring a bystander.
The funny thing is, the shot that Google fired at Facebook seems to have ricocheted and hit the wrong target.
It was an idea that ricocheted around liberal blogs and talk radio outlets.
William Styron was writing, James Baldwin was writing essays, and then this book just ricocheted around the country.
It is probable that a larger mass of the shrapnel ball, causing the greater damage to the bone, ricocheted out of the wound.
One of the tiny slugs stung through my calf and ricocheted down the passage.
The missile was a fragment of a ricocheted rifle ball, with a part of the lead core carried in a portion of the jacket.
Once, a stray shell burst several hundred yards away and a flying crumb of masonry fell in the nave and ricocheted a moment.
It ricocheted three times with a twanging noise and split along the centre.
He reminded one much of a billiard ball in the way he bounced, collided and ricocheted amongst taller men.
1758, originally in a military sense, from French ricochet (n.) "the skipping of a shot, or of a flat stone on water" (see ricochet (n.). Related: Ricochetted; ricochetting.
1769, from ricochet (v.) or French ricochet "the skipping of a shot or of a flat stone on water," but in earliest French use (15c.) "verbal to-and-fro," and only in the phrase fable du ricochet, an entertainment in which the teller of a tale skillfully evades questions, and chanson du ricochet, a kind of repetitious song; of uncertain origin.