verb (used without object), ric·o·cheted [rik-uh-sheyd, rik-uh-sheyd], /ˌrɪk əˈʃeɪd, ˈrɪk əˌʃeɪd/, ric·o·chet·ing [rik-uh-shey-ing, rik-uh-shey-ing] /ˌrɪk əˈʃeɪ ɪŋ, ˈrɪk əˌʃeɪ ɪŋ/ or (especially British) ric·o·chet·ted [rik-uh-shet-id], /ˈrɪk əˌʃɛt ɪd/, ric·o·chet·ting [rik-uh-shet-ing]. /ˈrɪk əˌʃɛt ɪŋ/.
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Luck starts many, many years before scoring a goal that ricochet’s off a defender’s foot.‘The Dream Architects’: Inside the making of gaming’s biggest franchises|Rachel King|September 1, 2020|Fortune
Overnight, a bar owner was shot in the leg by a ricochet bullet.In Rome’s Riots, Cries for Mussolini and Attacks on Refugees|Barbie Latza Nadeau|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At the same time, there are those who ricochet between denial and rationalization.
As they talked, standing beside the river, Ren watched the flat stones he threw ricochet on the water.The Red City|S. Weir Mitchell
The general ricochet of the whole over pits and prominences had the gravest pitch of the chime.Return of the Native|Thomas Hardy
But he glanced along the port side, like a toboggan down-hill, and he seemed to ricochet over the water.Tales of Fishes|Zane Grey
His pistol barked once, sending a singing ricochet along the hall.The Penal Cluster|Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)
Nothing could ruffle Tacony, or produce one false step: he flew round the course, every stride like the ricochet of a 32lb.Lands of the Slave and the Free|Henry A. Murray