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spender

[spen-der] /ˈspɛn dər/
noun
1.
a person who spends, especially one who habitually spends excessively or lavishly; spendthrift.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see spend, -er1

Spender

[spen-der] /ˈspɛn dər/
noun
1.
Stephen, 1909–96, English poet and critic.
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Examples from the web for spender
  • If you toss quarters in a piggy bank but rack up thousands of dollars in credit-card debt at the same time, then you're a spender.
  • He was a big spender too and he never vetoed anything.
  • Science is the big spender and technology is the big earner.
  • None of these countries is a big spender on education.
  • And the government remains a big spender as it strives to improve the public services.
  • It is a technical fallacy often committed by myopic economists who don't see such rationale cannot apply to the top spender.
  • Thousand-dollar suites with private plunge pools have long been lapped up by big-spender vacationers.
  • There's a new big spender in your neighborhood and he isn't a comedian.
  • If you spent a fortune, leave the receipt around so she knows you're a big spender.
  • Clearly the president wishes to give the impression that he is a careful spender.
British Dictionary definitions for spender

spender

/ˈspɛndə/
noun
1.
a person who spends money in a manner specified: a big spender

Spender

/ˈspɛndə/
noun
1.
Sir Stephen. 1909–95, English poet and critic, who played an important part in the left-wing literary movement of the 1930s. His works include Journals 1939–83 (1985) and Collected Poems (1985)
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Slang definitions & phrases for spender

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Related Terms

big spender


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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