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Definition of Bounce

Bounce

  1. To strike or thump, so as to rebound, or to make a sudden noise; a knock loudly.
  2. To leap or spring suddenly or unceremoniously; to bound; as, she bounced into the room.
  3. To boast; to talk big; to bluster.
  4. To drive against anything suddenly and violently; to bump; to thump.
  5. To cause to bound or rebound; sometimes, to toss.
  6. To eject violently, as from a room; to discharge unceremoniously, as from employment.
  7. To bully; to scold.
  8. A sudden leap or bound; a rebound.
  9. A heavy, sudden, and often noisy, blow or thump.
  10. An explosion, or the noise of one.
  11. Bluster; brag; untruthful boasting; audacious exaggeration; an impudent lie; a bouncer.
  12. A dogfish of Europe (Scyllium catulus).
  13. With a sudden leap; suddenly.

Bounce Quotations

The test of success is not what you do when you are on top. Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
George S. Patton

Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
George S. Patton

I think exercise tests us in so many ways, our skills, our hearts, our ability to bounce back after setbacks. This is the inner beauty of sports and competition, and it can serve us all well as adult athletes.
Peggy Fleming

One thing about championship teams is that they're resilient. No matter what is thrown at them, no matter how deep the hole, they find a way to bounce back and overcome adversity.
Nick Saban

Only bad golfers are lucky. They're the ones bouncing balls off trees, curbs, turtles and cars. Good golfers have bad luck. When you hit the ball straight, a funny bounce is bound to be unlucky.
Lee Trevino
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Bounce Translations

bounce in French is bondissons, bondissez, bondissent, bondis, saut
bounce in German is prellen
bounce in Norwegian is bykse, sprette
bounce in Spanish is volver de rebote
bounce in Swedish is studsa

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