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bouncing

[ boun-sing ]
/ ˈbaʊn sɪŋ /
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adjective
stout, strong, or vigorous: a bouncing baby boy.
exaggerated; big; hearty; noisy.
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Origin of bouncing

First recorded in 1570–80; bounce + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM bouncing

bounc·ing·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for bouncing

bouncing
/ (ˈbaʊnsɪŋ) /

adjective
(when postpositive , foll by with) vigorous and robust (esp in the phrase a bouncing baby)
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