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jounce

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Pronunciation: /dʒaʊns
 
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Definition of jounce in English:

verb

Jolt or bounce: [no object]: the car jounced wildly [with object]: the pilot jounced the ship through turbulence
More example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

late Middle English: probably symbolic; compare with bounce.

Derivatives

jouncy

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adjective

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