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Definition of "bounder" [bound•er]

  • Chiefly British An ill-bred, unscrupulous man; a cad. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bounder" in a sentence
  • "That is why I am civil to that little -- what you call bounder, his brother. ""
  • "I cried out in disgust that I couldn't credit chaps like Forbes; it was too bad and didn't bear thinking about, the bounder was a disgrace to the Queen's coat and ought to be drummed out."
  • "The fellow is what you'd call a bounder? 'he exclaimed suddenly."