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[edit] Word or phrase of Ugandan English

Bounce (verb)

[edit] Meaning or equivalent in standard English

Not to find someone or something at the expected or appointed place and/or time. To stand up somebody.

[edit] Usage of the word or phrase


  • I bounced when I came to your place (I didn't find you at your place.)
  • She bounced him - (She stood him up.)

[edit] Origin of the word or phrase

Unknown. Probably started as a misuse of the standard English language.

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