Slang dictionary

bounce back

[bouns bak]

What does bounce back mean?

Taken any L’s recently? Time to bounce back.

To bounce back is to recover quickly from sickness or a setback, like getting back into the game after a breakup. It’s also used for when an email gets returned because you have a bad address or as an error message in computer coding.

Occasionally … bounce back can refer to how a large butt behaves when it is slapped.

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Examples of bounce back

A real bad bitch can bounce back from any situation. 💅🏽
@indiemonet, June, 2018
The GOP will need “years” to bounce back after family separation policy
MSNBC (headline), June, 2018
Last night took an L, but tonight I bounce back / Wake up every morning, by the night, I count stacks / Knew that ass was real when I hit, it bounce back.
Big Sean, "Bounce Back" (song), 2016

Who uses bounce back?

Bounce back is all over rap songs, medical discussions, relationship advice, and sports talk, where a team can display bouncebackability. A bounceback is an instance of bouncing back or the quality therein. When Psychology Today chipperly offers “6 Steps to Bounce Back from an Expired Relationship,” they want you swiping right by #6. If someone is advising you how to bounce back from a financial setback, pay attention to get that coin.

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