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jounce

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verb \ˈjau̇n(t)s\

Definition of jounce

jounced

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jouncing

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

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to cause to jounce

Examples of jounce in a sentence

  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 and Etymology of jounce

Middle English


First Known Use: 15th century


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jounce

noun

Definition of jounce

  1. :  jolt

Examples of jounce in a sentence

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

Circa 1787

First Known Use of jounce

circa 1787


JOUNCE Defined for Kids

jounce

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verb \ˈjau̇ns\

Definition of jounce for Students

jounced

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jouncing

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



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