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rebounder Syllabification: re·bound·er
Pronunciation: /ˈrēˌboundər/ /riˈboun-/

Definition of rebounder in English:


A player who rebounds the ball or is especially proficient at doing so.
Example sentences
  • The rebounder throws the ball off the glass, rebounds, pivots and throws a baseball pass to the runner from the lay up line heading for the basket at the other end.
  • Both players are pretty good defensive rebounders for point guards.
  • The rebounder should protect the ball rather than dribble it.

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