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1(of a baby) vigorous and healthy:‘Lisa gave birth to a bouncing baby boy’
vigorous, thriving, flourishing, bloominghealthy, strong, robust, sturdy, fine, fit, in good health, in good condition, in good shape, in good trim, aerobicized, in fine fettlebright-eyed and bushy-tailed, in the pink, fit as a fiddleView synonyms
- ‘Within a year of starting the trial, he was the proud father of a bouncing baby girl.’
- ‘Congratulations on the birth of their first child, a bouncing baby boy.’
- ‘Nursing staff said the bouncing baby was delivered into the arms of her mum as most people were still ringing in the New Year.’
- ‘By an amazing coincidence two of his daughters gave birth to bouncing babies on the same day.’
- ‘Myra fell pregnant again and presented William with a bouncing baby boy this time.’
- ‘Usually the arrival of a bouncing baby is greeted with joy.’
- ‘But in the end, my wife, whom I'm extremely proud of, gave birth to a bouncing baby boy.’
- ‘Now he is a lively, healthy bouncing 20-month old with no signs to show he was so desperately ill.’
- ‘Nine months later, they will be then rewarded with a beautiful bouncing baby.’
- ‘Jimmy's niece Lisa gave birth at midnight to a bouncing baby boy.’
- ‘I traversed out to cloudy California for a few days to visit some friends, including their newest addition, a bouncing baby boy.’
- ‘She was well cared for, and had a beautiful bouncing baby girl, whom she named Sylvia.’
- ‘Congratulations and best wishes from all her patients to our district nurse Denise who gave birth recently to a bouncing baby girl.’
- ‘I'm pleased to say that Rowan truly seems to be a bouncing baby, and seems none the worse for his ordeal.’
- ‘Come the end of January there will be a brand new bouncing baby gurgling away.’
- ‘It was there that she brought into the world a bouncing baby boy.’
- ‘Their bouncing baby boy was something of a surprise as he was not due for another six days.’
- ‘Both mother and child are doing very well, and the bouncing baby boy weighed in at seven pounds and 10 and a half ounces.’
- ‘Mark is going to be the father of a beautiful bouncing baby.’
- ‘I'm hoping that this will work out for the best and that I'll have a healthy bouncing baby in about 8 months time.’
2Lively and confident:‘by the next day she was her usual bouncing, energetic self’
- ‘He'll also able to hold up his head confidently, so you can enjoy bouncing, jiggling action rhymes together.’
- ‘The parking attendant ushered us into a spot right outside and we were met at the door by the bouncing effervescent staff.’
- ‘Flittering melodies, sunny, bouncing guitar lines and brushed percussion give the record a spirited, yet blithe air to it.’
- ‘The sight of the surprisingly lively Sparhawk hopping around on stage for all the bouncing guitar parts makes the live version even better.’
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