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bundy

[ buhn-dee ]

noun

, Australian.
, plural bun·dies.
  1. a time clock.


bundy

/ ˈbʌndɪ /

noun

  1. a time clock
  2. punch the bundy informal.
    1. to start work
    2. to be in regular employment


verb

  1. intr; foll by on or off to arrive or depart from work, esp when it involves registering the time of arrival or departure on a card
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Word History and Origins

Origin of bundy1

1930–35; said to be after W. H. Bundy, an Australian manufacturer of time clocks
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Word History and Origins

Origin of bundy1

from a trademark
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Example Sentences

The name—like Hitler or Hussein, Dahmer or Bundy—is synonymous with evil.

"It's almost like black folks think white folks owe them something," Bundy whines.

In a stroke of genius, he enlisted Bundy to vouch for him on tape.

Bundy asks Bakari, who is off to his right, sporting all black everything.

Bakari reaches out, strokes Bundy's cheek and stares into his eyes longingly.

All at once Mr. Bundy perceived the chafing-dish and descended upon it.

This was the case with Mrs. Ryves; she had satisfied Mrs. Bundy that she was not a simple strummer.

He refurnished Mrs. Bundy with a freedom that cost her nothing, and lost himself in pictures of a transfigured second floor.

Hideous as they were he should have to tell Mrs. Bundy in the course of the day that he was obliged to seek humbler quarters.

Mr. Bundy obtained a patent in 1819, for certain machinery for breaking and preparing flax, which merits description here.

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