Definition of jounce in English:

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Pronunciation: /jouns/


Jolt or bounce: [no object]: the car jounced wildly [with object]: the pilot jounced the plane through turbulence
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  • The springs creak, mattress jouncing as he resettles his weight.
  • With each step her blond head jounced slightly.
  • Cyril stooped and picked up a handful of small pebbles and jounced them in his hand to shake away the loose dust, then the resumed their leisurely walk along the track.


Late Middle English: probably symbolic; compare with bounce.

Words that rhyme with jounce

announce, bounce, denounce, flounce, fluid ounce, mispronounce, ounce, pounce, pronounce, renounce, trounce

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Syllabification: jounce

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