noun Date: 1505 1. one that bounds 2. a man of objectionable social behavior ; cadbounderish adjective

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  • Bounder — Bound er (bound [ e]r), n. 1. One who, or that which, limits; a boundary. Sir T. Herbert. [1913 Webster] 2. One who behaves dishonorably or objectionably; a cad. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • bounder — UK [ˈbaʊndə(r)] / US [ˈbaʊndər] noun [countable] Word forms bounder : singular bounder plural bounders British old fashioned a man who behaves badly, especially towards women …   English dictionary

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  • bounder — /bown deuhr/, n. 1. an obtrusive, ill bred man. 2. a person or thing that bounds. [1535 45; BOUND2 + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

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