bounce along

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bounce along

1. Of an object, to move with repeated hops or bounces into the air. The rubber ball bounced along the floor and then rolled into the wall.
2. Of a person, to move with a noticeably cheerful demeanor. He's been bouncing along ever since his crush agreed to go on a date with him.
See also: bounce

bounce along

 
1. Lit. to move along bouncing. (As might be done by a ball.) The ball bounced along and finally came to rest. The beach ball sort of bounced along until it came to the water.
2. Fig. [for someone] to move along happily. He was so happy that he just bounced along. He stopped bouncing along when he saw all the work he had to do.
See also: bounce
References in classic literature ?
Marilla looked back once as the buggy bounced along and saw that aggravating Matthew leaning over the gate, looking wistfully after them.
He flung it back, so that it struck the sled and bounced along until it fetched up on Bill's snowshoes.
It struck the planking of the wharf a resounding smash, bounced along fifteen or twenty feet, and was pounced upon by the amazed onlookers.
The andante flowed at an ideal pace, the minuet bounced along insouciantly and Mozart would have been delighted that his request for the presto to be played "as fast as possible" was delivered - and with precise articulation.
To mark the section being open at Alton Towers for half a decade, an extra special live show party took place at the end of the day which saw The Teletubbies, Peter Rabbit, characters from In The Night Garden, Duggee and Go Jetters' Ubercorn dance to a series of songs as youngsters sang and bounced along.
To mark the occasion, an extra special live show party took place which saw The Teletubbies, Peter Rabbit, characters from In The Night Garden, Hey Duggee and Go Jetters' Ubercorn dance to a series of songs as youngsters sang and bounced along. They were even given the chance to meet the characters following the show.
The only phrase I recall him using was "uh-oh, kangaroo petrol" as we bounced along the highway after another clunky gear change.
Particularly charming were the activities and races organised for the children and I shall long treasure the sight of the sack race in which one tiny tot had her feet through holes in her sack and simply scuttled the course while the others bounced along behind.
POGO champion Jack Sexty has been stripped of his "world record" because the course he bounced along was too short.
Her head bounced along the ground and she suffered severe head injuries.
DRIVERS were forced to slam on their brakes after two giant wheels fell off a food tanker and bounced along the A55.
As the ball bounced along the line Lampard reacted first to head into the empty net from close range.
Wreckin' Bar (Ra Ra Ra) and Post Break-Up Sex bounced along with a tempo that brought the crowd to life.
In between all the stage antics and costume changes, their blend of sickly-sweet grime, unashamed pop choruses and R'n'B seemed to connect with the fans and the crowd bounced along to Playing With Fire and Living For The Moment.
Unlike its predecessors that landed on Mars inside huge balloons that bounced along the surface until they came to a halt, the heavier Curiosity will be suspended by a tether from a crane-like rocket platform that gently lowers the robot to the surface.