Origin of pounce1
OTHER WORDS FROM pouncepounc·ing·ly, adverb
Words nearby pounce
Other definitions for pounce (2 of 3)
Origin of pounce2
Other definitions for pounce (3 of 3)
Origin of pounce3
OTHER WORDS FROM pouncepouncer, noun
How to use pounce in a sentence
Because of these differences, innate immune cells can speedily pounce on unwelcome intruders and diseased tissue.‘Trained Immunity’ Offers Hope in Fight Against Coronavirus|Esther Landhuis|September 14, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Schrems was the litigant who prompted that July ruling, and his organization was quick to pounce after it came through.Europe’s privacy regulators form task force to tackle complaints about Google and Facebook code|David Meyer|September 4, 2020|Fortune
These plays either hit the other team with a punchy burst of shotmaking or unfold slowly until a mistake or mismatch can be pounced upon.Give Boston’s Kemba Walker A Double Pick And Watch Him Work|Michael Pina|August 31, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Doyle says a lot of teams should be in the market to pounce this year if the offer is right, but that also means trading partners could be hard to find.Separating MLB’s Buyers From Sellers At The Weirdest Trade Deadline Ever|Neil Paine (firstname.lastname@example.org)|August 28, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
When the Texas Rangers gave up on their A-Rod experiment, the Red Sox pounced on the chance to upgrade from baseball’s second-best shortstop to its best.Nomar Garciaparra’s Full Career Wasn’t Enough For Cooperstown — But It Was Still Damn Good|Neil Paine (email@example.com)|July 28, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
“I thought about throwing myself down a flight of stairs or have my eldest daughter pounce on top of me,” she said.Women Share Their Secret Abortion Stories For 1 in 3 Campaign|Brandy Zadrozny|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the event, in the long cat and mouse game that Stalin played with him, the cat did not pounce.
Before long, though, the cat did pounce on friends, and family, and colleagues.
It was easy for the media to pounce when he admitted to lacking a comprehensive strategy for tackling ISIS.
The SPLC points to Tom DeWeese as one of the first pounce on the U.N. plan.Agenda 21: The U.N. Conspiracy That Just Won’t Die|Caitlin Dickson|April 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sure enough, there was the kitten, not taking the least care of her necktie, just ready to pounce upon a big mouse.
And so each day he hungered for the news, and when the paper came he would pounce upon it.Love's Pilgrimage|Upton Sinclair
She bent above the page, and in the fever of her interest seemed to pounce on it and scurry over it.Country Neighbors|Alice Brown
The Indians took advantage of this to pounce upon their unsuspecting guests, at a given signal, and began killing them.The Story of the Thirteen Colonies|H. A. (Hlne Adeline) Guerber
If Carlo was waiting at the entrance to pounce upon him, he wasn't going to be caught napping.Bumper, The White Rabbit|George Ethelbert Walsh