- a ball that bounces off the backboard or the rim of the basket.
- an instance of gaining hold of such a ball.
Idioms about rebound
- after bouncing off the ground, a wall, etc.: He hit the ball on the rebound.
- after being rejected by another: She didn't really love him; she married him on the rebound.
Origin of rebound
Words nearby rebound
How to use rebound in a sentence
“A lot of the market rebound is based on the premise of continued stimulus,” Edward Jones’ Nela Richardson recently told Fortune.‘There’s going to be a selloff in the stock market’ if Congress doesn’t pass more stimulus|Lance Lambert|August 23, 2020|Fortune
Over the next two months, even with a slight rebound, spending remained more than 80% lower than it had been year over year.”Pivot” has been the word’: How travel publishers are navigating the coronavirus pandemic|Max Willens|August 20, 2020|Digiday
They examined the performance of value compared to the overall market during six previous downturns and the rebounds that followed.The champ’s big comeback: Why beaten-down value stocks are poised to thrive|Shawn Tully|August 18, 2020|Fortune
Like bringing the ball up — you’ll see, I’ll grab that rebound, and the point guard’s telling me, you push the ball up.These 3 Breakout Stars Are Making The Most Of The WNBA Bubble|Howard Megdal|August 14, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
So, the order has to be buckle down, eight weeks, open school safely so that you don’t get a rebound and then everything should take off.‘We Have the Power as a Community to Decide’|Megan Wood|August 7, 2020|Voice of San Diego
And maybe—just maybe—voter enthusiasm will rebound as a result.Time is Money: How to Fix Outrageous Political Spending|Jim Arkedis|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
More and more Americans have jobs since the economy started to rebound.The U.S. Is Losing a Generation to Poverty|Monica Potts|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yet, even when rebound sex can add in the short-term to the heartbreak, it may actually have long-term benefits.
Rebound sex can be more about distracting your heart than entertaining your body.
Just a week after her breakup, Dior also knows her expectations for rebound sex and potentially cause more hurt.
Were we to offer fifty pounds per head, instead of ten shillings, the bid would rebound in shame upon ourselves.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Then he said that we were not to return evil for evil, lest the evil rebound upon ourselves with redoubled force.My Religion|Leo Tolstoy
Which is a new device and very terrible, for it pierces the house first, and breaks at the last rebound.History of the Rise of the Huguenots|Henry Baird
The sound seemed to sink, and mount from cavity to cavity—to rebound and to divide—and at length to die in a good old age.
The manner of striking the bell was to pull back the log several feet, then let go the rope, holding the log after the rebound.Japanese Fairy World|William Elliot Griffis
British Dictionary definitions for rebound
- in the act of springing back
- informal in a state of recovering from rejection, disappointment, etche married her on the rebound from an unhappy love affair
Word Origin for rebound
Other Idioms and Phrases with rebound
see on the rebound.