Definition of bender noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈbendə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbendər//
(slang) Addiction
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a period of drinking a lot of alcohol or taking a lot of drugs to go on a bender See related entries: Addiction Word Originlate 15th cent. (denoting instruments such as pliers, for bending things): from bend + -er.
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