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American English: /ˈrɪkəˌʃeɪ/
, /ˈrɪkəˌʃɛt/
British English: /ˈrɪkəʃeɪ/
, /ˈrɪkəʃɛt/

Translation of ricochet in Spanish:

intransitive verb -chetsPronunciation: /-ʃeɪz/, -chetingPronunciation: /-ʃeɪɪŋ/, -chetedPronunciation: /-ʃeɪd/

  • the bullet ricocheted off the wall
    la bala rebotó or (in Mexico also) retachó en la pared
    Example sentences
    • Bullets can ricochet off water, rocks, trees, metal, and other hard surfaces.
    • Lucas instinctively covered his head as the attack endured, the bullets ricocheting against every surface they struck.
    • Bullets ricochet off rock surfaces, and broken glass crunches underneath your boots.


  • the bullet was sent across the street in a ricochet
    la bala cruzó la calle de rebote or (in Mexico also) de retacho
    he was hit in the leg by a ricochet
    una bala le dio de rebote or (in Mexico also) de retacho en la pierna

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