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rebounder

[ ree-boun-der ]

noun

, Basketball.
  1. a player who excels in gaining hold of rebounds.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of rebounder1

First recorded in 1945–50; rebound + -er 1

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Example Sentences

She remains an elite rebounder for a guard, too — hence the triple-double in her sixth game, something no other WNBA player had done.

Wahab was the team’s second leading scorer, top rebounder and ranked No.

Jones is part of a dangerous ensemble cast, in which no one player hogs the spotlight, blossoming from simply a rebounder to a multi-talented offensive star who’s got WNBA written all over her.

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He is a better rebounder too, and he understands how to play the game without the ball.

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Adams, 27, is one of the NBA’s most physical centers and top offensive rebounders.

Rodman may have been a great rebounder, but he never led the league in assists.

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