from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Vigorous; healthy: a bouncing baby.
  • adj. Spirited; lively: a bouncing gait.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. healthy; vigorous.
  • v. Present participle of bounce.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Stout; plump and healthy; lusty; buxom.
  • adj. Excessive; big.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Vigorous; strong; stout: as, “the bouncing Amazon,” Shak., M. N. D., ii. 2; “a bouncing lass,”
  • Exaggerated; excessive; big.
  • Lying; bragging; boastful.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts)
  • adj. marked by lively action
  • adj. vigorously healthy


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