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intr. & tr.v. jounced, jounc·ing, jounc·es
To move or cause to move with bumps and jolts; bounce.
A rough, jolting movement; a jolt.
[Middle English jouncen.]
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to shake or jolt or cause to shake or jolt; bounce
a jolting movement; shake; bump
[C15: probably a blend of dialect joll to bump + bounce]
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v. jounced, jounc•ing,
n. v.t., v.i.
1. to move joltingly or roughly up and down; bounce.n.
2. a jouncing movement.
jounc′y, adj. jounc•i•er, jounc•i•est.
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jounce- To move roughly or violently up and down, as when one is riding a horse.
See also related terms for riding.
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Past participle: jounced
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|Noun||1.||jounce - a sudden jarring impact; "the door closed with a jolt"; "all the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers"|
|Verb||1.||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"
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