to spring back from a surface in a lively manner: The ball bounced off the wall. to strike the ground or other surface, and rebound: The ball bounced once before he caught it. to move or walk in a lively, exuberant, or energetic manner: She bounced into the room. to move along in a lively […]
noun (informal) the ability to recover after a setback, esp in sport noun Examples Word Origin
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a flash bounced off a reflective surface, as a ceiling or wall, to illuminate a subject indirectly.