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bender

[ ben-der ]
/ ˈbɛn dər /
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noun
a person or thing that bends, as a pair of pliers or a powered machine.
Slang. a drinking spree.
Baseball Slang. curve (def. 6a).
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Origin of bender

1200–50; Middle English (in surnames); see bend1, -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for bender

bender
/ (ˈbɛndə) /

noun
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
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