Jounced
Jounce Jounce (jouns), v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Jounced} (jounst); p. pr. & vb. n. {Jouncing} (joun"s[i^]ng).] [Cf. {Jaunce}.] To jolt; to shake, especially by rough riding or by driving over obstructions. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • jounced — dÊ’aÊŠns n. up and down movement, jolting movement, bounce, bump v. move up and down, bounce, jolt, bump …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Jounce — (jouns), v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Jounced} (jounst); p. pr. & vb. n. {Jouncing} (joun s[i^]ng).] [Cf. {Jaunce}.] To jolt; to shake, especially by rough riding or by driving over obstructions. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jouncing — Jounce Jounce (jouns), v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Jounced} (jounst); p. pr. & vb. n. {Jouncing} (joun s[i^]ng).] [Cf. {Jaunce}.] To jolt; to shake, especially by rough riding or by driving over obstructions. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jounce — I. verb (jounced; jouncing) Etymology: Middle English Date: 15th century intransitive verb to move in an up and down manner ; bounce transitive verb to cause to jounce II. noun Date …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • jounce — /jowns/, v., jounced, jouncing, n. v.t., v.i. 1. to move joltingly or roughly up and down; bounce. n. 2. a jouncing movement. [1400 50; late ME; appar. b. joll to bump (now obs.) and BOUNCE] * * * …   Universalium

  • jounce — (v.) mid 15c., of unknown origin, perhaps a blend of jump and bounce. Related: Jounced; jouncing. The noun is 1787, from the verb …   Etymology dictionary

  • jounce — [[t]dʒaʊns[/t]] v. jounced, jounc•ing, n. 1) to move joltingly or roughly up and down; bounce 2) a jouncing movement • Etymology: 1400–50 jounc′y, adj. jounc•i•er, jounc•i•est …   From formal English to slang

  • jounce — [c]/dʒaʊns/ (say jowns) Rare –verb (jounced, jouncing) –verb (i) 1. to move violently up and down; bounce. –verb (t) 2. to cause to jounce. –noun 3. a jouncing movement. {? blend of obsolete joll knock about and bounce} …   Australian English dictionary

  • jounce — [jouns] vt., vi. jounced, jouncing [ME jounsen < ?] to shake, jolt, or bounce, as in riding n. a bounce or jolt jouncy adj …   English World dictionary

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