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ˈpaʊn dərpounder

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. poundernoun

    (used only in combination) something weighing a given number of pounds

    "the fisherman caught a 10-pounder"; "their linemen are all 300-pounders"

  2. pestle, muller, poundernoun

    a heavy tool of stone or iron (usually with a flat base and a handle) that is used to grind and mix material (as grain or drugs or pigments) against a slab of stone


  1. poundernoun

    A vessel in which something is pounded, or something used in pounding

  2. poundernoun

    A gun capable of firing a specified weight of shot

  3. poundernoun

    Something that weighs a specified number of pounds

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Poundernoun

    Etymology: from pound.

    Alcinous’ orchard various apples bears,
    Unlike are bergamots and pounder pears. Dryden.

    None of these forty or fifty pounders may be suffered to marry, under the penalty of deprivation. Jonathan Swift.


  1. pounder

    A pounder is a tool or machine used for pounding or hitting something with force. This term is often used in context of weaponry or in fast food industry to describe a burger or sandwich that weights one pound. The meaning may vary depending on the context or usage.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Poundernoun

    one who, or that which, pounds, as a stamp in an ore mill

  2. Poundernoun

    an instrument used for pounding; a pestle

  3. Poundernoun

    a person or thing, so called with reference to a certain number of pounds in value, weight, capacity, etc.; as, a cannon carrying a twelve-pound ball is called a twelve pounder

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. pounder

    A denomination applied to guns according to the weight of the shot they carry; at present everything larger than the 100-pounder is described by the diameter of its bore, coupled with its total weight.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. pounder

    The term used in describing the force of a cannon employed in firing solid shot; as, a 9-pounder field-gun, a 300-pounder Armstrong, etc.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Pounder is ranked #50467 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Pounder surname appeared 414 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Pounder.

    79.2% or 328 total occurrences were White.
    15.7% or 65 total occurrences were Black.
    1.9% or 8 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    1.4% or 6 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. unroped

  2. repound

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pounder in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pounder in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of pounder in a Sentence

  1. Rex Early:

    He is not, nor does he try to be, a good ol boy, he is not a back-pounder and doesnt tell funny jokes and have a beer with the boys.

  2. Tom Hellinger:

    It was a surreal moment. I was hoping for a 100 pounder. But that was something way, way bigger.

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