2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

bouncy \bouncy\ adjective

1. readily regaining its original shape or position after stretching, compression, or other deformation; as, clean bouncy hair.

Syn: live, lively, resilient, springy, whippy. [WordNet 1.5]

2. showing a joyous enthusiasm. Opposite of {dull}.

Syn: animated, bouncing, buoyant, exuberant, peppy, perky, spirited, zippy. [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: elastic; rebounds readily; "clean bouncy hair"; "a lively tennis ball"; "as resilient as seasoned hickory"; "springy turf" [syn: {bouncy}, {live}, {lively}, {resilient}, {springy}]

2: marked by lively action; "a bouncing gait"; "bouncy tunes"; "the peppy and interesting talk"; "a spirited dance" [syn: {bouncing}, {bouncy}, {peppy}, {spirited}, {zippy}]

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