Move around from one person or place to another. For example, The staff spent the morning bouncing around ideas to improve sales, or She had been bouncing around from one job to another. This term alludes to a ball bouncing among players. [Colloquial; mid-1900s]
Treat roughly or unfairly, as in Quit bouncing me around; I won't stand for it. This usage is based on a somewhat earlier meaning of bounce, “to beat up” or “coerce.” ] Slang; c. 1970]
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As the driver hurled the heavy vehicle along, all Jason could do was bounce around in the bottom.Deathworld|Harry Harrison
All of a sudden tiny little balls of cold lead were beginning to bounce around in the pit of his stomach.
As the Colonel General spoke, the old familiar lumps of cold lead began to bounce around in Dawson's stomach.
In order to refresh myself afterward, I swallowed a bowlful of cider, and I began to bounce around as if possessed.Original Short Stories, Volume 7 (of 13)|Guy de Maupassant
Furthermore, with less room for the shot to bounce around the bore, the cannon would "not be spoiled so soon."Artillery Through the Ages|Albert Manucy