The ability to bounce back.
Word invented by ex-player and now manager of Crystal Palace FC Iain Dowie.
Currently being promoted by Soccer AM
, cult Sky football show shown on Saturday mornings, in an attempt to see it into the Oxford Concise Dictionary.
'Crystal Palace have shown great bouncebackability against thier opponants to really be back in this game'
1. The ability to 'bounce back' usually implying a fighting spirit.
2. The ability to come from a losing position and win. (Origin: Ian Dowie association football manager, Great Britian).
They demonstrated great bouncebackability to come from 2-0 down to win 3-2.
the ability to 'bounce back', usually implying a fighting spirit
They demonstrated great bouncebackability to come from 2-0 down to win 3-2
The word was first used by Crystal Palace manager Ian dowie after his teams 3-1 home win against Wimbledon on. Saturday 31st January.
For this word to get into the english dictionary it must be used by a wide range of public.
Most famously is was used in the houses of parliment by a top MP!
My team showed real Bounce-back-ability today.
To be able to easily come back from disapointment or defeat.
We have bouncebackability so will win the next game
Get your head up son and show some bouncebackability
The ability to bounce back from a tragic or overwhelming event stronger and better.
'After the thumping 5-0 defeat my team manager said we needed some bouncebackability!
the ability to bounceback after an early setback
ben showed bouncebackability by losing most of his poker chips early on in a game to then win it