bun·​dler ˈbən(d)-lər How to pronounce bundler (audio)
plural bundlers
: a person or thing that bundles something: such as
: a person whose job is to bundle materials or products for ease of handling
US politics : a political fund-raiser who collects donations from multiple contributors
In 2000, George W. Bush revolutionized campaign fund raising—and shattered existing records—by creating a muscular network of "bundlers," each of whom committed to bring in $100,000, $200,000 or more from friends and associates.Karen Tumulty

Examples of bundler in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Several bundlers and fundraisers that raised money for Trump had also moved on to raise money for his 2024 rivals. Soo Rin Kim, ABC News, 27 Nov. 2023 Her robust network of bundlers, or supporters who raise money from friends and business associates, includes 125 such backers. Jazmine Ulloa, New York Times, 7 Aug. 2023 Jennifer Ann Nassour, one of her bundlers and a former chairwoman of the Massachusetts Republican Party, said Ms. Haley was in a prime position to break out at the first Republican debate this month. Jazmine Ulloa, New York Times, 7 Aug. 2023 Forty percent of them are first-time bundlers, and the group includes powerful women in business and politics, according to her campaign. Jazmine Ulloa, New York Times, 7 Aug. 2023 Hunting for a high-quality tank can sometimes feel like looking for a needle in a haystack, but style bundlers can help clients sort through the bins. Sofia Andrade, Washington Post, 29 July 2023 Miller was accompanied by a Bush bundler and wealthy businessman in his own right, and the hourlong meeting went off without a hitch. David M. Drucker, Washington Examiner, 22 Apr. 2021 And as Zaslav noted, some tech giants are beginning to position themselves as possible bundlers of the future, with Amazon’s Prime Video Channels and YouTube’s Primetime Channels looking to carve out pieces of the puzzle by offering an array of subscription services in one place. Alex Weprin, The Hollywood Reporter, 24 May 2023 Biden’s team has invited roughly 50 to 100 of the party’s top fundraisers and bundlers to a Friday night event with the president, with the goal of energizing contributors and rallying support. Tyler Pager and Michael Scherer, Anchorage Daily News, 21 Apr. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1637, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bundler was in 1637

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“Bundler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bundler. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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