bender

[ben-der]
noun
1.
a person or thing that bends, as a pair of pliers or a powered machine.
2.
Slang. a drinking spree.
3.
Baseball Slang. curve ( def 6a ).

Origin:
1200–50; Middle English (in surnames); see bend1, -er1

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

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bender
late 15c., "instrument for bending" (see bend (v.)). Slang meaning "drinking bout" is Amer.Eng., attested from 1846, perhaps from the Scottish sense of "a hard drinker" (1728).
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Example sentences for bender
During his upgrade however, bender changes his mind and leaps out the window.
Bender tries to reach for the extinguisher, but his wooden body catches on fire.
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