from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Vigorous; healthy.
  • adjective Spirited; lively.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Stout; plump and healthy; lusty; buxom.
  • adjective Excessive; big.
  • adjective (Bot.) the common soapwort (Saponaria officinalis).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective healthy; vigorous.
  • verb Present participle of bounce.

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

  • noun rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts)
  • adjective marked by lively action
  • adjective vigorously healthy


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