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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
I am a Libran, very well-balanced, good-looking - and modest" Veteran actor Sir Roger Moore, a former James Bond "The economy is still bouncing along the bottom.
Overall, Lane County "has been bouncing along the bottom for a while," he said.
Mr Bevan added: "Our belief is we are bouncing along the bottom and we might do that for the next 12-18 months.
Mr Bevan added: "Our belief is we are there at the bottom and we are bouncing along the bottom and we might do that for the next 12-18 months.
Improperly stowed and unsecured items have a tendency to become lethal missiles when you're bouncing along the trail.
I haven't had them very long yet, but so far they've both been very comfortable, even when bouncing along on the ATV.
I know we are bouncing along the bottom of the financial ocean at the moment, but cutting our defences makes me feel nervous.