Thesaurus

pounce (on or upon)

Synonyms and Antonyms of pounce (on or upon)

to take sudden, violent action against

  • the muggers pounced on the unsuspecting tourists as soon as they rounded the corner
Synonyms of pounce (on or upon)
Words Related to pounce (on or upon)
Phrases Synonymous with pounce (on or upon)

beat up on, fly at, go at, light into, pitch into, round on, set at, set upon, tear into

Near Antonyms of pounce (on or upon)


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up pounce (on or upon)? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

exaggeratedly or childishly emotional

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!