Translation of "bounce" - English-Spanish dictionary

bounce

verb uk /baʊns/ (present participle bouncing, past tense and past participle bounced)

to hit a surface and then move quickly away, or to make something do this

botar, rebotar
The ball bounced high into the air.

to jump up and down many times on a soft surface

saltar
The children love to bounce on the bed.
noun uk /baʊns/

an act of bouncing, or the quality that makes something able to bounce

bote, rebote

(Translation of “bounce” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

bounce

verb /bauns/

to (cause to) spring or jump back from a solid surface

hacer botar, botar, rebotar
She was bouncing a ball against the wall
The children were bouncing up and down on a trampoline.

(of a cheque/check) to be sent back unpaid, because of lack of money in a bank account.

ser rechazado por el banco
I tried to pay his cheque/check into my bank account, but it bounced.
bouncer noun

someone whose job is to stop unwanted people from entering a club or bar, and to make people leave if they are behaving badly

Portero de Discoteca
a nightclub bouncer.

(in cricket) a ball thrown very fast that rises above the batsman’s chest after it bounces

Bouncer
He bowled a couple of nasty bouncers.
bouncing adjective

strong and lively

robusto
a bouncing baby.

(Translation of “bounce” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)