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jounce

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verb \ˈjau̇n(t)s\

Definition of jounce

jouncedjounc·ing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to move in an up-and-down manner :  bounce

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to cause to jounce



Examples of jounce

  1. <a rickety cart jouncing as it was being pulled over the cobblestoned streets>

  2. <her head jounced as the horse began to gallop>



Origin of jounce

Middle English


First Known Use: 15th century


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jounce

noun

Definition of jounce

  1. :  jolt



Examples of jounce

  1. <we felt a definite jounce every time the car hit a pothole>



Circa 1787

First Known Use of jounce

circa 1787

Rhymes with jounce


JOUNCE Defined for Kids

jounce

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verb \ˈjau̇ns\

Definition of jounce

jouncedjounc·ing

  1. :  to move, fall, or bounce so as to shake





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