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A romantic interest that one has while one is involved in another relationship. A new relationship to jump into at the end of the previous one, and possibly even the reason to break up with an old partner. Can also be used as a verb.
My God, Tess has the hots for Dennis and she's already going out with Marly. Looks like he's her prebound.

Tess just broke up with Marly, and she's going out with Dennis. Looks like she prebounded.
by maianess January 15, 2007
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Similar to a rebound, but occurs before the relationship has actually ended.
"Dude, I don't just want to be a rebound"

"Don't worry man, you started doing stuff before she got dumped, it's totally a prebound"
by John9329 December 02, 2007
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An extended romantic or sexual hookup that bides the time until a more serious relationship develops with another person.
"He's not my boyfriend, he's my prebound."
by DJ 007 March 25, 2006
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When someone cheats on their significant other right before breaking up with them. Easing the transition into single life, and setting the stage for a rebound.
Molly was unhappy with her boyfriend Tommy for years. She slept with Johnny right before dumping Tommy. This helped bridge her gap (pun intended) into single life. she can now rebound off all of Johnny’s friends. “ hey John thanks for being her pre-bound, now I’m her rebound”.
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The term given to an ex girlfriend/boyfriend that you thought was serious until someone better comes along that is actually worth your time.
Lauren: "Jill, you just got over a relationship and are now dating someone new? You are totally Rebounding!"

Jill: "Umm no.. my ex was a total prebound. I needed it to figure out what it is I REALLY want in a relationship. Just to pass the time. The one im dating right now is much more serious and waaay better!"
by bbAsh August 26, 2008
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A "prebound" is a rebound that occurs before a potential relationship. Someone who is lead on by someone "testing the waters" of two possible relationships.
Sharon realized she was the prebound for Mark when he suddenly started dating Jessica, even though Sharon thought she and Mark were a thing.
by lamestories February 15, 2017
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