verb (used with or without object), jounced, jounc·ing.
- joule effect,
- joule's law,
- joule, james prescott,
- joule-thomson effect,
- jourdan, jean baptiste,
Origin of jounce
Examples from the Web for jounce
Mijok ran with his vast strides, holding the shield out in front so that the motion of his body would not jounce it.West Of The Sun|Edgar Pangborn
After a moment's indecision he began awkwardly to jounce it, teeter it, rock it back and forth, and to pat it jerkily.Miss Billy Married|Eleanor H. Porter
Harvey Cheyne's wife, she were sick back, an' we didn't want to jounce her."Captains Courageous"|Rudyard Kipling
Comanche told me there's one section o' sawedged track that's liable to jounce ye a little.The Day's Work, Volume 1|Rudyard Kipling
How it did jounce over occasional stones in the country road!Jewel's Story Book|Clara Louise Burnham
Word Origin for jounce
mid-15c., of unknown origin, perhaps a blend of jump and bounce. Related: Jounced; jouncing. The noun is 1787, from the verb.