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bouncing

play
adjective bounc·ing \-siŋ\

Simple Definition of bouncing

  • : very healthy and active

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of bouncing

  1. 1 :  lively, animated

  2. 2 :  enjoying good health :  robust

bouncingly

play \-siŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of bouncing in a sentence

  1. <a bouncing new baby in the family>

  2. <a bouncing dance routine that should be good for an aerobics class>



Circa 1563

First Known Use of bouncing

circa 1563



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