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Meaning of JOUNCE

Pronunciation:  jawns

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a sudden impact; "the door closed with a jolt"
  2. [v]  move up and down repeatedly

JOUNCE is a 6 letter word that starts with J.


 Synonyms: bounce, jar, jolt
 See Also: blow, bump, go, locomote, move, travel



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Jounce\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Jounced}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Jouncing}.] [Cf. {Jaunce}.]
    To jolt; to shake, especially by rough riding or by driving
    over obstructions.
  2. \Jounce\, n.
    A jolt; a shake; a hard trot.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: bob, bobble, bounce, bump, chatter, collision, concussion, didder, falter, have an ague, hustle, impingement, jactitate, jar, jog, joggle, jolt, jostle, jump, percussion, quake, quaver, quiver, shake, shiver, shock, shudder, tremble, twitter, vibrate, wallop, wobble