Bounce vs. Jiggle

Bounce vs. Jiggle — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Bounce and Jiggle

Bounceverb

(intransitive) To change the direction of motion after hitting an obstacle.

The tennis ball bounced off the wall before coming to rest in the ditch.

Jigglenoun

a weak, shaking movement.

Give the key a jiggle and see if it opens.

Bounceverb

(intransitive) To move quickly up and then down, or vice versa, once or repeatedly.

He bounces nervously on his chair.

Jiggleverb

(transitive) To shake something gently; to rattle or wiggle.

Jiggle the handle and see if the water stops.

Bounceverb

(transitive) To cause to move quickly up and down, or back and forth, once or repeatedly.

He bounced the child on his knee.The children were bouncing a ball against a wall.

Jiggleverb

(intransitive) To shake, rattle, or wiggle.

The jelly jiggled in the bowl for a few moments after it was set down.
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Bounceverb

To suggest or introduce (an idea, etc.) to (off or by) somebody, in order to gain feedback.

I'm meeting Bob later to bounce some ideas off him about the new product range.

Jigglenoun

a slight irregular shaking motion

Bounceverb

(intransitive) To leap or spring suddenly or unceremoniously; to bound.

She bounced happily into the room.

Jiggleverb

move to and fro;

Don't jiggle your finger while the nurse is putting on the bandage!

Bounceverb

To move rapidly (between).

Bounceverb

To be refused by a bank because it is drawn on insufficient funds.

We can’t accept further checks from you, as your last one bounced.
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Bounceverb

To fail to cover have sufficient funds for (a draft presented against one's account).

He tends to bounce a check or two toward the end of each month, before his payday.

Bounceverb

To leave.

Let’s wrap this up, I gotta bounce.

Bounceverb

To eject violently, as from a room; to discharge unceremoniously, as from employment.

Bounceverb

(sometimes employing the preposition with) To have sexual intercourse.

Bounceverb

To attack unexpectedly.

The squadron was bounced north of the town.

Bounceverb

To turn power off and back on; to reset

See if it helps to bounce the router.

Bounceverb

To return undelivered.

What’s your new email address? The old one bounces.The girl in the bar told me her address was thirsty@example.com, but my mail to that address bounced back to me.

Bounceverb

To land hard and lift off again due to excess momentum.

The student pilot bounced several times during his landing.

Bounceverb

To land hard at unsurvivable velocity with fatal results.

After the mid-air collision, his rig failed and he bounced. BSBD.

Bounceverb

To mix (two or more tracks of a multi-track audio tape recording) and record the result onto a single track, in order to free up tracks for further material to be added.

Bounce tracks two and three to track four, then record the cowbell on track two.

Bounceverb

To bully; to scold.

Bounceverb

(archaic) To strike or thump, so as to rebound, or to make a sudden noise; to knock loudly.

Bounceverb

(archaic) To boast; to bluster.

Bouncenoun

A change of direction of motion after hitting the ground or an obstacle.

Bouncenoun

A movement up and then down (or vice versa), once or repeatedly.

Bouncenoun

An email return with any error.

Bouncenoun

The sack, licensing.

Bouncenoun

A bang, boom.

Bouncenoun

A drink based on brandyW.

Bouncenoun

A heavy, sudden, and often noisy, blow or thump.

Bouncenoun

Bluster; brag; untruthful boasting; audacious exaggeration; an impudent lie; a bouncer.

Bouncenoun

Scyllium catulus, a European dogfish.

Bouncenoun

A genre of New Orleans music.

Bouncenoun

Drugs.

Bouncenoun

Swagger.

Bouncenoun

A 'good' beat.

Bouncenoun

A talent for leaping.

Them pro-ballers got bounce!

Bouncenoun

the quality of a substance that is able to rebound

Bouncenoun

a light springing movement upwards or forwards

Bouncenoun

rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts)

Bounceverb

spring back; spring away from an impact;

The rubber ball bouncedThese particles do not resile but they unite after they collide

Bounceverb

hit something so that it bounces;

bounce a ball

Bounceverb

move up and down repeatedly

Bounceverb

come back after being refused;

the check bounced

Bounceverb

leap suddenly;

He bounced to his feet

Bounceverb

refuse to accept and send back;

bounce a check

Bounceverb

eject from the premises;

The ex-boxer's job is to bounce people who want to enter this private club