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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.
"Jounce ye, an' strip ye, an' trip ye!" yelled Uncle Abishai.
After these two, I was hoping for some more high-flown titles: "Revisionist Carbon-Dating," "Revisionist Sex," "Revisionist Appetite." And knowing how the lyric line jounces against idea in its stubborn, skewed fashion, maybe at least one of these revisions will yet happen.