Origin of bender
Examples from the Web for bender
They have names like Bender, Graflex, Hasselblad, Canon, Mamiya, and Globuscope.These Photographs Would Die Without Him
July 31, 2014
On the night of Jan. 8, 2010, Bender allegedly brought one of their guns to their bedroom on the fourth floor of the mansion.
But over the years, cloistered in their mountain keep, complete with moat, Bender and Patton became ever more reclusive.
Vernon ultimately locks Bender in a storage closet and, in a moment of weakness, physically threatens him.Hollywood's Best Worst Teachers
June 24, 2011
In late January, CBS and Warner Bros. finally took action when another two-day bender put Sheen back in the hospital.Sheen's Colleagues Speak Out
Maria Elena Fernandez
April 19, 2011
"You'd have said the other thing at Bender," the Colonel answered, turning his head.The Wild Geese
Stanley John Weyman
He let two wide ones pass, and fouled when a bender cut a corner.
Butters, picking out a bender to his fancy, straightened it for a single.
He was compelled to seek safety in Turkey, where he died miserably at Bender.The Story of Russia
R. Van Bergen, M.A.
When he took me so unexpectedly from Bender, I wanted to see what he was going to do with me.Penny of Top Hill Trail
Belle Kanaris Maniates
- informal a drinking bout
- British taboo, slang a male homosexual
- informal a makeshift shelter constructed by placing tarpaulin or plastic sheeting over bent saplings or woven branches
Word Origin and History for bender
late 15c., "instrument for bending," agent noun from bend (v.). Slang meaning "drinking bout" is American English, attested from 1846, perhaps from the Scottish sense of "a hard drinker" (1728).