on the rebound

Definition of on the rebound

  1. 1 :  in the process of bouncing back after hitting something The fielder caught the ball on the rebound off the wall.

  2. 2 :  sad and confused because a romantic relationship has recently ended She refused to date him while he was still on the rebound.

  3. 3 chiefly US :  getting better His health is on the rebound.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to spring back on or as if on collision or impact with another body

    :  to recover from setback or frustration

    :  reecho

  1. :  the action of rebounding :  recoil

    :  an upward leap or movement :  recovery

    :  a basketball or hockey puck that rebounds

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