bounder

noun
bound·​er | \ ˈbau̇n-dər How to pronounce bounder (audio) \

Definition of bounder

1 : one that bounds
2 : a man of objectionable social behavior : cad

Other Words from bounder

bounderish \ ˈbau̇n-​d(ə-​)rish How to pronounce bounder (audio) \ adjective

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Examples of bounder in a Sentence

a good-for-nothing bounder who always leaves it to someone else to pick up the tab
Recent Examples on the Web Urías then allowed a high bounder by Yu Chang to get by for a two-base error. Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10 Sep. 2021 Austin hit a bounder which filtered through Gandil’s mitt in the eighth. Kori Rumore, chicagotribune.com, 26 Aug. 2020 Though Lance has fun playing a bounder and cad of the first order, the script doesn’t particularly need him. Jonathan Holland, The Hollywood Reporter, 20 Nov. 2017

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First Known Use of bounder

1505, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of bounder was in 1505

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“Bounder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bounder. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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