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jounce

 (jouns)
intr. & tr.v. jounced, jounc·ing, jounc·es
To move or cause to move with bumps and jolts; bounce.
n.
A rough, jolting movement; a jolt.

[Middle English jouncen.]

jounce

(dʒaʊns)
vb
to shake or jolt or cause to shake or jolt; bounce
n
a jolting movement; shake; bump
[C15: probably a blend of dialect joll to bump + bounce]

jounce

(dʒaʊns)

v. jounced, jounc•ing,
n. v.t., v.i.
1. to move joltingly or roughly up and down; bounce.
n.
2. a jouncing movement.
[1400–50]
jounc′y, adj. jounc•i•er, jounc•i•est.

jounce

- To move roughly or violently up and down, as when one is riding a horse.
See also related terms for riding.

jounce


Past participle: jounced
Gerund: jouncing

Imperative
jounce
jounce
Present
I jounce
you jounce
he/she/it jounces
we jounce
you jounce
they jounce
Preterite
I jounced
you jounced
he/she/it jounced
we jounced
you jounced
they jounced
Present Continuous
I am jouncing
you are jouncing
he/she/it is jouncing
we are jouncing
you are jouncing
they are jouncing
Present Perfect
I have jounced
you have jounced
he/she/it has jounced
we have jounced
you have jounced
they have jounced
Past Continuous
I was jouncing
you were jouncing
he/she/it was jouncing
we were jouncing
you were jouncing
they were jouncing
Past Perfect
I had jounced
you had jounced
he/she/it had jounced
we had jounced
you had jounced
they had jounced
Future
I will jounce
you will jounce
he/she/it will jounce
we will jounce
you will jounce
they will jounce
Future Perfect
I will have jounced
you will have jounced
he/she/it will have jounced
we will have jounced
you will have jounced
they will have jounced
Future Continuous
I will be jouncing
you will be jouncing
he/she/it will be jouncing
we will be jouncing
you will be jouncing
they will be jouncing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been jouncing
you have been jouncing
he/she/it has been jouncing
we have been jouncing
you have been jouncing
they have been jouncing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been jouncing
you will have been jouncing
he/she/it will have been jouncing
we will have been jouncing
you will have been jouncing
they will have been jouncing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been jouncing
you had been jouncing
he/she/it had been jouncing
we had been jouncing
you had been jouncing
they had been jouncing
Conditional
I would jounce
you would jounce
he/she/it would jounce
we would jounce
you would jounce
they would jounce
Past Conditional
I would have jounced
you would have jounced
he/she/it would have jounced
we would have jounced
you would have jounced
they would have jounced
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jounce - a sudden jarring impactjounce - a sudden jarring impact; "the door closed with a jolt"; "all the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers"
blow, bump - an impact (as from a collision); "the bump threw him off the bicycle"
Verb1.jounce - move up and down repeatedly
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
References in classic literature ?
The wagon began to jounce, too; so they were obliged to go slowly.
And knowing how the lyric line jounces against idea in its stubborn, skewed fashion, maybe at least one of these revisions will yet happen.
The C on his Carlisle shirt jounces against his chest, spotted with sweat, but more white than gray, not soaked through like Sly's, not clinging like sloughing skin.