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The period of time immediately after a relationship between a couple is terminated, during which either of the people in the former couple begins a new relationship with someone else.
Bobby : Hey man, did you hear? Anne broke up with Jeremy?

Jim : Yeah, I know. But I hear that Cathy's already on his case .. she asked him to help her go shopping for frozen sushi balls last night.

Bobby : Cool! Looks like she's trying to catch him on the rebound!
by zxulo November 18, 2006
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Noun: a friend who is usually only called upon by a friend when a more primary/prominent friend is unavailable.

Taken from the term β€œsecond string” in an athletic competition situation. In football, if the star quarterback gets injured during a play, the second string is called off the bench to replace him/her. A β€œSecond String Friend” is essentially benched until needed, if ever.

Synonyms: Plan B, Second Choice, Secondary Friend, Benched Until Needed
I got a call from X the other night. She had an extra ticket to a concert she bought for a friend, but they couldn’t make it so she called me to ask if I wanted to go because I am her Second String Friend.
by Deus-ex-machina August 26, 2020
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A second hand slap done immediately after a high five to increase the importance of the gesture.
Guy 1: Hi Five!
(Slap)
Guy 2: And on the rebound!
(Slap)
by AfroButler November 09, 2006
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