[ 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.
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Origin of fund-raiser
First recorded in 1955–60
Words nearby fund-raiser
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Example sentences from the Web for fund-raiser
Of all the attacks he had at his disposal, was hitting Obama for going to a fund-raiser really the strongest one?
The two men, who met at a California fund-raiser in July 1951, became fast friends.
British Dictionary definitions for fund-raiser
/ (ˈfʌndˌreɪzə) /
a person who raises money for a cause
an event held to raise money for a cause
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