To use someone to get over your ex, even though you still have feelings for them.
Girl 1: Have you heard? Amanda is dating John even thought she recently broke up with Jake!
Girl 2: I think Amanda is using John as a rebound.
by MachoTaco August 04, 2014
something you say so somebody won't steal your seat at the couch when you leave.
I'm gonna get the popcorn, rebounds.
by bloodytampon1 March 28, 2009
someone you pretend to be happy with to get your ex jealous; meghan
Kevin and Christina broke up and he wasted no time in finding a rebound.
by duhK July 10, 2008
If girl/boy is dumped by their boyfriend/girlfriend and is crushed, and then another boy/girl sweeps her/him off her/his feet, she/he becomes the rebound.

*Based off of Basketball: Someone(1) couldn't score, so someone else(2) picked up the rebound(3) to give it a try.
(1): The person doing the dumping.
(2): The person picking up the dumpee.
(3): The person who just got dumped.
Boy 1: "Hey, you're with her now?"
Boy 2: "Yeah, she just got dumped by her boyfriend. So I picked up the rebound."
by P-Noise August 07, 2011
the one girl/guy you can hook up with after breaking up with an ex.
Man that girl couldn't handle me, so I went to get a rebound.
by Jimmy Bonez January 15, 2007
a sexual move which is simply summed up as a double-cockslap

step 1: determine target,stabilize head with one hand and keep the other one free and at your side.

step 2: once you have her on her knees you sway your hips to whichever way she is as to give her a cockslap (preferably the either cheek)

step 3: after you make contact ,your junkwill go the other way where your free hand has been patiently waiting to whip your penis back into her face.


(please note: if there is more than one girl, feel free to modify this move to suit your needs)
-dude1: sup my dude, i was with the chick i was telling you about and i finally gave the rebound a shot, to my surprise . she asked me to do it again

-dude2: chyeahhhhhhhhh. rebound ftw
by AjTheSnowman March 31, 2009
a person in a relationship that is used by the opposite person as an emotional or romantic crutch when their partner, or spouse doesn't provide for their emotional needs.
James:So hows the new girl going?
Josh: Oh, great...but she has a boyfriend.
James:Dude, don't be her rebound!
by Arbitureis September 10, 2009

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