Definition of bouncing in English:

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bouncing

Pronunciation: /ˈbaʊnsɪŋ/

adjective

1(Of a baby) vigorous and healthy: Lisa gave birth to a bouncing baby boy
More example sentences
  • I'm hoping that this will work out for the best and that I'll have a healthy bouncing baby in about 8 months time.
  • Jimmy's niece Lisa gave birth at midnight to a bouncing baby boy.
  • Their bouncing baby boy was something of a surprise as he was not due for another six days.
Synonyms
vigorous, thriving, flourishing, blooming;
healthy, strong, robust, sturdy, fine, fit, in good health, in good condition, in good shape, in good trim, aerobicized, in fine fettle
2Lively and confident: by the next day she was her usual bouncing, energetic self
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  • Flittering melodies, sunny, bouncing guitar lines and brushed percussion give the record a spirited, yet blithe air to it.
  • The sight of the surprisingly lively Sparhawk hopping around on stage for all the bouncing guitar parts makes the live version even better.
  • The parking attendant ushered us into a spot right outside and we were met at the door by the bouncing effervescent staff.

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