HyperDic: pounce

English > 2 senses of the word pounce:
VERBmotionpounce, swoopmove down on as if in an attack
NOUNactpouncethe act of pouncing
pounce > pronunciation
Soundspaw'ns
Rhymesannounce ... trounce: 10 rhymes with awns...
English > pounce: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of pouncing.
Broaderleap, leaping, spring, saltation, bound, bounceA light / light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
Spanishbote
Catalanbot
Verbspouncemove down on as if in an attack
English > pounce: 2 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove down on as if in an attack.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymswoop
Narrowerstoopdescend swiftly, as if on prey
Broaderdescend, fall, go down, come downMove downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
Spanishabalanzarse
Nounspouncethe act of pouncing

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