- a person who solicits contributions or pledges.
- a gathering held for such solicitation: a fund-raiser to aid the campaign of the Senate candidate.
Origin of fund-raiser
First recorded in 1955–60
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Examples 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?Obama Is Back!
October 17, 2012
The two men, who met at a California fund-raiser in July 1951, became fast friends.The Death of the Texas Oilman
February 4, 2009