bender


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bend·er

 (bĕn′dər)
n.
1. One that bends: a bender of iron bars; a bender of the truth.
2. Slang A spree, especially a drinking spree.

bender

(ˈbɛndə)
n
1. informal a drinking bout
2. slang offensive Brit a male homosexual
3. (Building) informal a makeshift shelter constructed by placing tarpaulin or plastic sheeting over bent saplings or woven branches

bend•er

(ˈbɛn dər)

n.
1. a person or thing that bends.
2. Slang. a drinking spree.
[1200–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bender - a tool for bendingbender - a tool for bending; "he used pliers as a bender"
tool - an implement used in the practice of a vocation
2.bender - revelry in drinkingbender - revelry in drinking; a merry drinking party
revel, revelry - unrestrained merrymaking
3.bender - a pitch of a baseball that is thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approaches the batterbender - a pitch of a baseball that is thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approaches the batter
pitch, delivery - (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter

bender

noun
Slang. A drinking bout:
Slang: bat, booze, jag, tear.
Translations
dokatahinttitaivutin

bender

[ˈbendəʳ] N
1. to go on a benderir de juerga, ir de borrachera
2. (= tent) → choza f

bender

[ˈbɛndər] n (= drinking session) → beuverie f
to go on a bender → aller se cuiter

bender

n (Brit inf) → Kneipkur f (hum inf); to go on a bender (Brit inf) → sich besaufen (inf); (= go on pub-crawl)auf eine Sauftour gehen (inf)

bender

[ˈbɛndəʳ] n (fam) → sbronza
to go on a bender → prendersi una sbronza
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Jacob Bender, who is Jewish, has been selected by the Philadelphia chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), to be its executive director.
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Seeing video art as "ghettoized [by] the eighties art world," Gretchen Bender (1951-2004) described herself not as a video artist, but as a visual artist working with television as her material.
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METAL BENDER Race analysis Metal Bender was the showpiece of a fine treble for trainer Chris Waller at the Brisbane winter racing carnival at Doomben on Saturday.
eBioscience Corporation today announced that it has acquired privately held immunoassay technology pioneer Bender MedSystems GmbH in an all cash transaction.
Charles Albert Bender was a Hall of Fame pitcher during the early decades of the twentieth century, an unflappable wizard of a variety of pitches and speeds (he may have been the inventor of the slider), a World Series champ (with Connie Mack's legendary Philadelphia Athletics), gifted with low-keyed charisma and hunky good looks, and a determination that kept him in the game at a time when pitchers worked far more often than they do today (in the 1911 World Series, he pitched three complete games), and a pitcher who retired with more than 200 wins.