Origin of spender
- Stephen,1909–96, English poet and critic.
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Examples from the Web for spender
Of course, the drop in consumption also slows economic activity, forcing the government to become the spender of last resort.The Price of Recovery
February 24, 2009
"Let it go," Spender cut him off with a mixture of irritation and affection.
Harding, Spender and Korsakov stared at me with awe when I read them the information.
Spender looked around at him quickly, saying, "What's that?"
Spender broke in then with his customary cold, quiet speech.
"We're fighting it," Spender commented, chewing on a big, raw knuckle.
- a person who spends money in a manner specifieda big spender
- 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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