Definition of

Bender

  1. (noun, act) a pitch of a baseball that is thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approaches the batter
  2. (noun, act) revelry in drinking; a merry drinking party
  3. (noun, artifact) a tool for bending

via WordNet, Princeton University

Alternate forms of Bender

Derivations: bend

Hypernyms: delivery, pitch, revel, revelry, tool

Origin of the word Bender

  1. late 15c., "instrument for bending" (see bend (v.)). Slang meaning "drinking bout" is Amer.Eng., attested from 1846, perhaps from the Scottish sense of "a hard drinker" (1728). more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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