bender bender  /ˈbɛn dər/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  • That was the notion behind X-Men: a school for mutants, run by Professor Charles Xavier (Patrick Stewart), mind bender and father figure.

News

  1. Bertha Gertrude Bender Hospodar, 92, Of Stamford, WWII Army Veteran

    DANBURY, Conn. - Bertha “Gert” Gertrude Bender Hospodar of Danbury, and long-time resident of Stamford, died June 6. She was 92. Hospodar was born in McKeesport, Pa., to Emma (Kline) and Sylvester Bender. She graduated from St. Peter's Catholic High School, and went ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Daily Stamford

  2. Police: Man Fleeing Fender Bender Crashes Just Blocks Away

    Several people were injured late Sunday, after a motorist involved in a fender bender tried to flee the scene, but crashed into a van just blocks away, authorities said.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: CBS Chicago

  3. Driver fleeing fender bender crashes into van just blocks away: cops

    Several people were injured late Sunday after a motorist involved in a fender bender tried to flee the scene but crashed into a van just blocks away, authorities said. The chain of events was put in motion when a 30-year-old man driving a Nissan Maxima rear-ended a Volvo about 11:05 p.m. Sunday in the Grand Crossing neighborhood, according to the police Office of News Affairs. When officers on ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Chicago Sun-Times

Quotes

  • "By all accounts I'm a medical miracle," Osbourne said a column published June 6. "It's all very well going on a bender for a couple of days - but mine went on for 40 years."
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Ozzy Osbourne Source: Kansas City Star

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