Meaning of “bounder” in the English Dictionary

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"bounder" in British English

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boundernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbaʊn.dər/ us /ˈbaʊn.dɚ/ UK old-fashioned

Examples from literature

  • A man may be a bounder, however, without being a criminal. 
  • I've been such a bounder to him in the past. 
  • Lady Ban is awful—a bounder in petticoats. 
  • She knew that men deemed him a bounder. 
  • The bounder ought to be in jail instead of giving dinner-parties. 

(Definition of “bounder” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)