bounce off the walls

idiom

: to be too excited and have a lot of energy
The kids are bouncing off the walls.

Examples of bounce off the walls in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The shifting of fluids inside the head, free to bounce off the walls just like the astronauts themselves, might be to blame. Elizabeth Preston, Discover Magazine, 17 Dec. 2012

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“Bounce off the walls.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bounce%20off%20the%20walls. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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