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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 ?
Del Mar had disappeared the moment he had locked the door, and the two men in the wagon, which was now bouncing along over the cobblestones, were strangers.
As Mary came bouncing along, and Amelia caught sight of her, she started up from her bench.
His brand of indie pop is upbeat and bound to get you bouncing along at all four dates of his upcoming By JOHNNY ROGERSON TOP PICK Clairo at O2 Ritz on Saturday, December 7 Viral sensation Clairo (above) has caused a storm this summer with her stunning debut album, Immunity.
Wells Fargo analyst Joe Quatrochi thinks Arrow Electronics offered a constructive view on the current inventory correction and demand environment, as the company believes the market is "bouncing along the bottom," which could point to a potentially quick recovery.
"Jurgen is always dancing around the training ground and bouncing along the touchline during games.
We have had the end of the bear market, after which there is normally a period of bouncing along the bottom.
"It was bouncing along and the driver was clearly not in control of it."
or bouncing along on the subway to the museum, I'm going to the
"I tried to get it into a box with some nuts and it was bouncing along the wall.
Vivid descriptions of horrifying creatures who perpetrate foul deeds keep the narrative bouncing along. I only hope that young readers can bear looking under their beds after finishing this book.
The primal jungle beat of Casanova from the 1974 Country Life album had the audience on their feet while Street Life, Love is the Drug and Let's Stick Together kept them bouncing along.
Editor's note: These are excellent ways to keep Bradleys bouncing along. Thanks for the suggestions!
The disclosure came as Minister Without Portfolio Ken Clarke admitted the economy was "bouncing along the bottom" and would take years to heal.
The claims emerged as minister without portfolio Ken Clarke, a former chancellor, admitted the economy was "bouncing along the bottom" and would take years to heal.
Their sound, which fuses pop and rap with bits of other upbeat genres, is nothing new or imaginative but it managed to keep a two–thirds full Corn Exchange bouncing along all night.