bouncing

adjective
bounc·​ing | \ ˈbau̇n(t)-siŋ How to pronounce bouncing (audio) \

Definition of bouncing

2 : enjoying good health : robust

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Other Words from bouncing

bouncingly \ ˈbau̇n(t)-​siŋ-​lē How to pronounce bouncingly (audio) \ adverb

Examples of bouncing in a Sentence

a bouncing new baby in the family a bouncing dance routine that should be good for an aerobics class

First Known Use of bouncing

circa 1563, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of bouncing was circa 1563

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bouncing

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of bouncing

: very healthy and active

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