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spender

[ spen-der ]
/ ˈspɛn dər /
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Definition of spender

noun
a person who spends, especially one who habitually spends excessively or lavishly; spendthrift.
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Origin of spender

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at spend, -er1

Other definitions for spender (2 of 2)

Spender
[ spen-der ]
/ ˈspɛn dər /

noun
Stephen, 1909–96, English poet and critic.
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British Dictionary definitions for spender (1 of 2)

spender
/ (ˈspɛndə) /

noun
a person who spends money in a manner specifieda big spender

British Dictionary definitions for spender (2 of 2)

Spender
/ (ˈspɛndə) /

noun
Sir Stephen. 1909–95, English poet and critic, who played an important part in the left-wing literary movement of the 1930s. His works include Journals 1939–83 (1985) and Collected Poems (1985)
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