fund-raiser

or fund·rais·er

[fuhnd-rey-zer]
noun
  1. a person who solicits contributions or pledges.
  2. 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

Contemporary Examples of fund-raiser

  • Of all the attacks he had at his disposal, was hitting Obama for going to a fund-raiser really the strongest one?

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    Obama Is Back!

    Michael Tomasky

    October 17, 2012

  • The two men, who met at a California fund-raiser in July 1951, became fast friends.

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    The Death of the Texas Oilman

    Bryan Burrough

    February 4, 2009