Emails requesting comment to M Rabillard bounced back this morning, with a message that he was off work until April 26.
Countless women, and men, have endured scandals but many have bounced back.
Similarly, Spain and Britain bounced back from brutal attacks in 2004 and 2005, respectively.
early 13c., bounsen "to thump, hit," perhaps from Dutch bonzen "to beat, thump," or Low German bunsen, or imitative; sense probably influenced by bound (v.). Sense of "to bounce like a ball" is from 1510s; the rubber check sense is from 1927. Related: Bounced; bouncing.
1520s, "a heavy blow," also "a leap, a rebound" from bounce (v.). In reference to politicians and public opinion polls, by 1996, American English.