bouncing

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bouncing

  1. healthy; vigorous.
    a bouncing baby girl
    • 1848, William Makepeace Thackeray, Vanity Fair:
      By the side of many tall and bouncing young ladies in the establishment, Rebecca Sharp looked like a child. But she had the dismal precocity of poverty.
  2. (obsolete, informal) excessively big; whopping

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bouncing

  1. present participle of bounce

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NounEdit

bouncing (plural bouncings)

  1. The act of something that bounces.
    • 1997, Daniel Price, Without a Woman to Read: Toward the Daughter in Postmodernism:
      [] this book, with its multiple trajectories and frequently violent juxtapositions, is the record, in many senses, of those bouncings.

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