bouncy


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bounc·y

?(boun′sē)
adj. bounc·i·er, bounc·i·est
1. Tending to bounce.
2. Springy; elastic: clean, bouncy hair.
3. Lively; energetic: bouncy tunes.

bounc′i·ly adv.
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bouncy

(?ba?ns?)
adj, bouncier or bounciest
1. lively, exuberant, or self-confident
2. having the capability or quality of bouncing: a bouncy ball.
3. responsive to bouncing; springy: a bouncy bed.
?bouncily adv
?bounciness n
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bounc•y

(ˈbaʊn si)

adj. bounc•i•er, bounc•i•est.
1. tending characteristically to bounce or bounce well.
2. resilient: a carpet that is bouncy underfoot.
3. animated; lively.
[1920–25]
bounc′i•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bouncy - elastic; rebounds readily; "clean bouncy hair"; "a lively tennis ball"; "as resilient as seasoned hickory"; "springy turf"
elastic - capable of resuming original shape after stretching or compression; springy; "an elastic band"; "a youthful and elastic walk"
2.bouncy - marked by lively actionbouncy - marked by lively action; "a bouncing gait"; "bouncy tunes"; "the peppy and interesting talk"; "a spirited dance"
lively - full of life and energy; "a lively discussion"; "lively and attractive parents"; "a lively party"
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bouncy

adjective
1. lively, active, enthusiastic, energetic, bubbly, exuberant, irrepressible, ebullient, perky, chirpy (informal), sprightly, vivacious, effervescent, chipper (informal), full of beans (informal), zestful, full of pep (informal), bright-eyed and bushy-tailed She was bouncy and full of energy.
lively dull, listless, unenthusiastic
2. springy, flexible, elastic, resilient, rubbery, spongy a bouncy chair
springy flat, inelastic
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bouncy

adjective
Very brisk, alert, and full of high spirits:
Informal: peppy.
Idioms: bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, full of life.
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Translations

bouncy

[ˈbaʊnsɪ]
A. ADJ (bouncier (compar) (bounciest (superl)))
1. [ball] → con mucho rebote; [hair] → con mucho cuerpo; [mattress] → elástico
2. (fig) [person] → enérgico, dinámico
B. CPD bouncy castle Ncastillo m inflable
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 ? William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 ? HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

bouncy

[ˈbaʊnsi] adj
(= lively) [person] → dynamique; [song] → entra?nant(e)
[ball, toy, chair] → élastiquebouncy castle? nchateau m gonflable
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. ? HarperCollins Publishers 2005

bouncy

adj (+er)
ballgut springend; mattress, stepfedernd; springs, hairelastisch; rideholpernd
(fig inf: = exuberant) → vergnügt und munter, quietschvergnügt (inf)
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bouncy

[ˈbaʊnsɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (ball) → che rimbalza bene; (hair) → vaporoso/a; (mattress) → (ben) molleggiato/a; (person) → dinamico/a, esuberante
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition ? HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Attractions include stalls, charity stands, a raffle and tombola, beat the goalie, hook-a-duck, bouncy castle, kids rides, face painting, mascots, a kids disco, a petting zoo and more.
A PLAYGROUND where dogs can jump on bouncy castles and in ball pools is set to open.
Focusing at the very core of skincare's most essential step of deep cleansing is extremely crucial and by including clay right at the get-go, it allows deep absorption and enriches your skin with minerals for that super bouncy glow.
Organisers are promising tonnes of play sand and a bouncy castle.
A little girl has died in a tragicaccident when the bouncy castle she was playing in exploded, flinging her 20 feet into the air.
A young girl has died after being thrown from a seaside bouncy castle, prompting a call for a temporary ban on the inflatables.
Jump for joy, you can now buy your very own bouncy castle, thanks to Aldi's latest Specialbuys range.