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[fuhnd-rey-zer] /ˈfʌndˌreɪ zər/
a person who solicits contributions or pledges.
a gathering held for such solicitation:
a fund-raiser to aid the campaign of the Senate candidate.
Also, fundraiser.
Origin of fund-raiser
1955-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for fundraiser
  • Hopefully there will be a good turnout as this event is a major fundraiser for the community.
  • If you know someone who needs to hold a fundraiser you should consider a flower bulb fundraiser.
  • Actually, that's a pretty awesome charity fundraiser idea.
  • Heck, it may be a good fundraiser for your local astronomy club or favorite charity.
  • Now, at a fundraiser at a small-town golf club, he is preparing to recycle his stump speech once again.
  • In years past, he has shown himself to be a gifted fundraiser for his political causes.
  • But every fundraiser knows that success depends on a mix of small and large donations.
  • He's been a successful fundraiser and candidate, he's helped people get elected.
  • He is also a prodigious fundraiser, who can repeatedly ask his army of small donors to put up a few more dollars each.
  • The more singles you have up for auction, the better your chances at pulling in a decent profit for your fundraiser.
British Dictionary definitions for fundraiser


a person who raises money for a cause
an event held to raise money for a cause
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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