What does Bender mean?

Indicates a period of time where a person overuses or abuses drugs or other substances.


Other definitions of Bender:

  • A time frame in which people get very drunk or high. May refer to the bending on the elbow to drink, or the term "bent out of shape".
  • A fictional, robot character from the television show "Futurama". This robot is known to drink excessively and bend metals.
  • A time period where someone consumes way too much alcohol, to the point where they likely will not remember that time period.

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How to use the term

  • They drove into Vegas and had a bender for a few days.

  • The bender seems like a cry for help. Hopefully they're okay.

  • The character Bender is what made the show "Futurama".

A moniker for a period of time in which a person will drink alcohol or consume drugs excessively, and usually means more than one day.


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