bounciness bounciness  /ˈbaʊn si nəs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the quality of a substance that is able to rebound

Usage(s):

  1. On Wednesday, during his first run-through at the Olympic venue, Hamm had a rough practice on the floor routine, but shrugged it off to the bounciness of the mat.
  2. Where the Beatles original had delicate fingerpicking, he strums along instead, giving it an incongruous bounciness that, weirdly, has the audience clapping along.
  3. The comics came back, too, Milton Berle continued to subject his brash bounciness to the restrictions of a story line.

News

  • ‘Despicable Me 2’: Beguiling Animation

    The minions are back. The little yellow torpedoes warmed hearts when they shuffled into 2010’s animated hit Despicable Me with the bounciness of a beach ball, the elasticity of a rubber band and a vernacular composed mostly of giggles.
    on July 3, 2013     Source: Valley News

Quotes

  1. "The only one like him [Rooney] I remember, and I never played with him, was Gazza," Lampard said. "He had that kind of bounciness around the hotel and the dressing room and it got people going around him. Some people are nervous and, having...
    on Oct 12, 2009 By: Frank Lampard Source: Independent

  2. "It's so different from the record we put out before," says Key. "The songs have lost that adolescent bounciness -- they've come into adulthood a bit. I mean, there are more things to write about that matter as an adult than there were when...
    on Jun 24, 2005 By: Ryan Key Source: Rolling Stone

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