English definition of “bounce”
BALL [I, T] › to hit a surface and then move quickly away, or to make something do this: The ball bounced high into the air.
JUMP [I] › to jump up and down several times on a soft surface: The children loved bouncing on the bed.
bounce along/around/into, etc › to move somewhere in a happy and energetic way: Sarah bounced into the room with a big smile on her face.
NOT PAY [I, T] › If a cheque (= piece of printed paper you write on to pay for things) bounces, or a bank bounces it, the bank will not pay it because there is not enough money in the account.