Definition of on the bounce in English:

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on the bounce

1As something rebounds: he caught the ball on the bounce
More example sentences
  • He ran through to catch the ball on the bounce.
  • A child caught his ball on the bounce and turned with his friends to admire our cars.
  • The full-back came from nowhere to take the ball on the bounce.
1.1 informal In quick succession: it’s nice to get four victories on the bounce
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  • He won four frames on the bounce to edge 4-3 ahead.
  • Coming off four heavy defeats on the bounce, his charges looked lamentably short on confidence.
  • We've been striving for that consistency and to win four on the bounce is brilliant.
See parent entry: bounce
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