|1.||to spring back, as from a sudden impact|
|2.||to misfire, esp so as to hurt the perpetrator: the plan rebounded|
|3.||the act or an instance of rebounding|
|4.||on the rebound|
|a. in the act of springing back|
|b. informal in a state of recovering from rejection, disappointment, etc: he married her on the rebound from an unhappy love affair|
|[C14: from Old French rebondir, from |
see on the rebound.