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jounce

verb \ ˈjau̇n(t)s \

Definition of jounce

jounced; jouncing
intransitive verb
:to move in an up-and-down manner :bounce
transitive verb
: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

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Origin and Etymology of jounce

Middle English


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jounce

noun

Definition of jounce

:jolt

Examples of jounce in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of jounce

circa 1787


JOUNCE Defined for Kids

jounce

verb \ ˈjau̇ns \

Definition of jounce for Students

jounced; jouncing
:to move, fall, or bounce so as to shake


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