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Definition of rebound noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


/ˈribaʊnd/ rebound pronunciation American
1 (sports) a ball that hits something and bounces backShultz caught the rebound.2 (in basketball) the act of catching the ball after a player has thrown it at the basket and has not scored a pointTheir team leads in rebounds this year.3 (business) a positive reaction that happens after something negativeThere are signs of an economic rebound.IDIOM

on the rebound

while you are sad and confused, especially after a relationship has ended
Paul left her and three months later she married Andy on the rebound.They first met when he was on the rebound from a broken relationship.on the rebound