or bounce-back

[ bouns-bak ]
/ ˈbaʊnsˌbæk /
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the act or an instance of bouncing back, recovering, or recuperating: Fall sales have experienced a tremendous bounceback.



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Origin of bounceback

Noun use of verb phrase bounce back
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British Dictionary definitions for bounceback

bounce back


(intr, adverb) to recover one's health, good spirits, confidence, etc, easily after a setback

noun bounce-back

a recovery following a setback
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Idioms and Phrases with bounceback

bounce back

Recover quickly, as in She had pneumonia, but she bounced back in less than a week. This expression is a metaphor for the rebound of a ball or some elastic material.

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