3. To eject violently, as from a room; to discharge unceremoniously, as from employment. [Collog. U. S.]
4. To bully; to scold. [Collog.] J. Fletcher.
1. A sudden leap or bound; a rebound.
2. A heavy, sudden, and often noisy, blow or thump.
The bounce burst open the door.
3. An explosion, or the noise of one. [Obs.]
4. Bluster; brag; untruthful boasting; audacious exaggeration; an impudent lie; a bouncer. Johnson. De
5. (Zoöl.) A dogfish of Europe
(Bounce), adv. With a sudden leap; suddenly.
This impudent puppy comes bounce in upon me.
1. One who bounces; a large, heavy person who makes much noise in moving.
2. A boaster; a bully. [Collog.] Johnson.
3. A bold lie; also, a liar. [Collog.] Marryat.
4. Something big; a good stout example of the kind.
The stone must be a bouncer.
1. Stout; plump and healthy; lusty; buxom.
Many tall and bouncing young ladies.
2. Excessive; big. "A bouncing reckoning." B. & Fl.
Bouncing Bet (Bot.), the common soapwort Harper's Mag.
(Boun"cing*ly), adv. With a bounce.
(Bound) n. [OE. bounde, bunne, OF. bonne, bonde, bodne, F. borne, fr. LL. bodina, bodena,
bonna; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. Arm. bonn boundary, limit, and boden, bod, a tuft or cluster of trees,
by which a boundary or limit could be marked. Cf. Bourne.] The external or limiting line, either real
or imaginary, of any object or space; that which limits or restrains, or within which something is limited or
restrained; limit; confine; extent; boundary.
He hath compassed the waters with bounds.
Job xxvi. 10.
On earth's remotest bounds.
And mete the bounds of hate and love.