Spender

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n spender someone who spends money to purchase goods or services
    • n spender someone who spends money prodigally
    • n Spender English poet and critic (1909-1995)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Sweden is the largest spender on ketchup. $4 per capita. Australia is second at $2.50
    • n Spender One who spends; esp., one who spends lavishly; a prodigal; a spendthrift.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Spender One who or that which spends or wastes; used absolutely, a spendthrift.
    • n Spender In leaching, the pit in which the bark is leached.
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Usage

In literature:

He's a good spender, Stukey.
"The House of Torchy" by Sewell Ford
Said he was a pretty free spender, and would hold his end up, but he hated a hog.
"Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son" by George Horace Lorimer
He was a royal liver and a royal spender.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 7" by Elbert Hubbard
Well, I'm the spender here.
"The Return of Peter Grimm" by David Belasco
But Leopold was a royal spender in the fullest sense.
"An African Adventure" by Isaac F. Marcosson
They drink deeply, for the men are spenders.
"Little Lost Sister" by Virginia Brooks
He had to wink pretty hard over the fact that she was likewise a money spender!
"Ruth Fielding on the St. Lawrence" by Alice B. Emerson
He is a good spender, the automobilist, and he comes frequently.
"The Automobilist Abroad" by M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield
I guess the Hotel Spender will do for us.
"The Making of Bobby Burnit" by George Randolph Chester
Always was a spender.
"Crooked Trails and Straight" by William MacLeod Raine
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In news:

Rove is the chief fundraiser for the biggest outside spender this election season: the twin groups American Crossroads and Crossroads GPS.
Lewis biggest spender in council race.
Inks, Clark are top spenders in council race.
As those companies have learned, mainstream mall shoppers who are drawn to these types of conveniences are likely to be bigger spenders in general.
A New Generation of Spenders.
Crooks use ATM skimmers to target holiday spenders.
My Husband is a spender and since we had the kids, I am the saver.
Sequestration would hit the Pentagon hard, but not hard enough to knock the US off its perch as the world's top military spender - at least not yet.
As much as they love each other, they have conflicting money styles: Rob is a spender and Adriene is a saver.
Choice of articles skewed to make Romney sound 'reasonable,' Obama a 'spender'.
The main spenders have been the Committee for Oklahoma City Momentum and the Better Local Government PAC.
The Biggest Government Spender In World History.
Candor has long been known as one of Spender 's chief notes, both as a writer and as a man, and it looks forth at us, tranquil and friendly, everywhere in this collection of his recent criticism.
I'm a secret spender .
Relationship Q&A: He's a Spender .
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