bounce verb Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “bounce” - Learner’s Dictionary

bounce

verb     /baʊns/
BALL [I, T] B2 to hit a surface and then move quickly away, or to make something do this: The ball bounced high into the air.BouncingJumping
JUMP [I] to jump up and down several times on a soft surface: The children loved bouncing on the bed.BouncingJumping
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.Energetic and lively
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.Forms of money and methods of payment
(Definition of bounce verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

fire-eater

a performer who entertains people by seeming to swallow flames

Word of the Day

I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
by Kate Woodford,
February 10, 2016
On this blog, we like to look at words and phrases in the English language that learners often have difficulty with. Two phrases that can be confused are ‘used to do something’ and ‘be used to something/doing something’. People often use one phrase when they mean the other, or they use the wrong

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More