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English definition of “buoyant”

buoyant

adjective     /ˈbɔɪənt/
successful and with a lot of activity : buoyant economy/market/industry Carpet sales remained strong as a result of the buoyant housing market .
increasing or staying at a high level : Strong wage demands and buoyant consumer spending are pushing up inflation . buoyant sales / profits
(Definition of buoyant adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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