bouncing

adjective bounc·ing \ -siŋ \

Definition of bouncing

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

First Known Use of bouncing

circa 1563


BOUNCING Defined for English Language Learners

bouncing

adjective

Definition of bouncing for English Language Learners

  • : very healthy and active



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