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bounder

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noun bound·er \-dər\

Definition of bounder

  1. 1 :  one that bounds

  2. 2 :  a man of objectionable social behavior :  cad

bound·er·ish play \-d(ə-)rish\ adjective


Examples of bounder

  1. <a good-for-nothing bounder who always leaves it to someone else to pick up the tab>



1505

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