Meaning of REBOUND in English

1. v. & n.


1. spring back after action or impact.

2 (foll. by upon) (of an action) have an adverse effect upon (the doer).


1. the act or an instance of rebounding; recoil.

2 a reaction after a strong emotion.

Phrases and idioms:

on the rebound while still recovering from an emotional shock, esp. rejection by a lover.


rebounder n.

Etymology: ME f. OF rebonder, rebondir (as RE-, BOUND(1)) 2. past and past part. of REBIND.

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.