Definition of bender
- hungover after a weekend bender
- … throws a nasty bender in the zone … .
- —Tim Kurkjian
- The teenager had left to live in a bender, a home-made shelter in the woods … .
- —Emma Cooney
He went on a bender and was drunk all weekend.
didn't remember a thing after the all-night bender
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: a period when someone gets very drunk
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