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a shot or hit that rebounds one or more times off a surface. the action or movement of a bullet, shell, or other projectile when rebounding off a surface.
verb (ricochets, ricocheting /-ˌSHā-iNG/, ricocheted /-ˌSHād/ or ricochets, ricochetting /-ˌSHetiNG/, ricochetted /-ˌSHetid/) [no object]
(of a bullet, shell, or other projectile) rebound one or more times off a surface:a bullet ricocheted off a nearby wall [with object] cause to rebound off a surface:they fired off a couple of rounds, ricocheting the bullets against a wall move or appear to move with a series of rebounds:the sound ricocheted around the hall
at the end: the t
is not spoken because it is a French word.