stout, strong, or vigorous: a bouncing baby boy.
exaggerated; big; hearty; noisy.
- bounc·ing·ly, adverb
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How to use bouncing in a sentence
He and other top runners waste little energy with unnecessary bouncing.Eliud Kipchoge Is the GOAT. What Makes Him So Good? | syadron | August 21, 2021 | Outside Online
The actor showed tremendous range in the role, bouncing between his wacky stand-up persona and gentler dramatic work.Robin Williams's Greatest Moments on Stage and Screen (Video) | The Daily Beast Video | August 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Now I was content to sit next to Dad on his bed and look out the window at the orange light bouncing off the New York skyline.
I sat next to Dad on his bed and looked out the window at the orange light bouncing off the New York skyline.
I think I had more of an artistic thing bouncing around and bothering me.How ‘Transcendence’ Director Wally Pfister Became Christopher Nolan’s Secret Weapon | Andrew Romano | April 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
After that, the Princess of the Amazons spent months bouncing back and forth between various writers and artists.Wonder Woman Makes a Triumphant Comeback in a New Comic Series | Hugh Ryan | March 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
She was bouncing away, when a cry from the two women, who had turned towards the bed, caused her to look round.Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3) | Charles Dickens
Then he heard a click and he saw Mogin's fist bouncing away from the Jap's chin.
Nothing—nothing but the smell of ozone and an echo bouncing crazily off the walls of the conduit.The Holes and John Smith | Edward W. Ludwig
Stella was bouncing up and down on the seat with excitement as the buggy rattled over the bridge.The Idyl of Twin Fires | Walter Prichard Eaton
And then Miss Shum went bouncing up the stairs again, little knowing of Haltamont's return.Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush | William Makepeace Thackeray
British Dictionary definitions for bouncing
(when postpositive , foll by with) vigorous and robust (esp in the phrase a bouncing baby)
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