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1. ricochet

verb. ['ˈrɪkəˌʃeɪ'] spring back; spring away from an impact.

Synonyms

  • resile
  • bound
  • rebound
  • recoil
  • jump
  • leap
  • bounce
  • kick
  • skip
  • kick back
  • spring
  • carom
  • reverberate
  • bound off

Antonyms

  • unconstipated
  • unsworn
  • ascend
  • rise

Etymology

  • ricochet (French)

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How do you pronounce ricochet?

Pronounce ricochet as ˈrɪkəˌʃeɪ.

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How do you spell ricochet? Is it richochet ?

A common misspelling of ricochet is richochet

Sentences with ricochet


1. Noun, singular or mass
When a raindrop splashes across a leaf, tiny droplets of water ricochet in all directions.

2. ricochet

noun. ['ˈrɪkəˌʃeɪ'] a glancing rebound.

Synonyms

  • recoil
  • repercussion
  • carom
  • backlash

Antonyms

  • unbound
  • free
  • uncertain
  • unoriented

Etymology

  • ricochet (French)
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