Meaning of “-pounder” in the English Dictionary

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"-pounder" in British English

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-poundersuffix

uk / -paʊn.dər/ us / -paʊn.dɚ/ informal

weighing the number of pounds or fraction of a pound mentioned:

"What sort of burger do you want?" "I think I'll have a quarter-pounder."
mainly US The newest member of the team is a 23-year-old 212-pounder from Miami.

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

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