bounder


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bound·er

 (boun′dər)
n. Chiefly British
An ill-bred, unscrupulous man; a cad.
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bounder

(ˈbaʊndə)
n
1. old-fashioned slang Brit a morally reprehensible person; cad
2. a person or animal that bounds
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bound•er

(ˈbaʊn dər)

n.
an obtrusive, ill-bred person.
[1535–45]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bounder - someone who is morally reprehensiblebounder - someone who is morally reprehensible; "you dirty dog"
perisher - bounder
scoundrel, villain - a wicked or evil person; someone who does evil deliberately
2.bounder - someone who bounds or leaps (as in competition)
jumper - an athlete who competes at jumping; "he is one hell of a jumper"
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Translations

bounder

(o.f.) [ˈbaʊndəʳ] N (Brit) → sinvergüenza m, granuja m
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bounder

[ˈbaʊndər] n (British) (old-fashioned) (= cad) → goujat m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

bounder

n (dated Brit, inf) → Lump m (dated inf)
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bounder

[ˈbaʊndəʳ] nmaleducato/a, cafone/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
I've been awfully lucky, and all because that fellow Cathcart turned out such a funk and a bounder. It's the oddest thing in the world too, that old Cis should have written me to pick up all the news I could about Scarlett Trent and send it to you.
"If it was not for losing the machine," the Englishman explained to the girl, "I'd let the bounder take it up and break his fool neck as he would do inside of two minutes."
"I can be a shocking bounder at times," Aynesworth murmured.
"I reckon the daffy old bounder don't know no more'n we do about it," growled the rat-faced sailor.
"Nay," said the other, "I hold with this holy Prior, who hath paid me my fees in hard gold, so that I am bounder to him."
"Oh, I say now, Clayton," returned Tennington, "you needn't be so rough on a fellow just because you didn't happen to suggest this trip yourself--you've acted a regular bounder ever since we sailed.
What kind of a Cockney bounder and cad could she have taken him for?
It's the poverty of the life those people show, and the awful bounders, of both sexes, that they represent."
Birtley's Chris Perkins (under-15) and Blackhill Bounder's Tom Slane (under-13) were also victorious.
Was this serial bigamist simply a cad, bounder and all-round rotter who told more porkies than Billy Liar or Walter Mitty reading Jackanory?
Think James Bond and Terry Thomas as well as the modern day bounder par excellence, James Hewitt, who famously seduced Princess Di.
You will be accompanied by your best friend, a dog named Bounder, on your journey towards the Rift to save what's left of your home.