Meaning of ricochet
Pronunciation: (rik"u-shā', rik'u-shā" or, esp. Brit., rik'u-shet"), [key]
— n., v., -cheted -chet•ing -chet•ted -chet•ting
- the motion of an object or a projectile in rebounding or deflecting one or more times from the surface over which it is passing or against which it hits a glancing blow.
- to move in this way, as a projectile.
- ricochet (Thesaurus)