Definitions for spender
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Spender, Stephen Spender, Sir Stephen Harold Spendernoun
English poet and critic (1909-1995)
spendthrift, spend-all, spender, scattergoodnoun
someone who spends money prodigally
spender, disburser, expendernoun
someone who spends money to purchase goods or services
A person who spends money.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from spend.
Let not your recreations be lavish spenders of your time; but healthful, short, and apt to refresh you. Taylor.
Bishop Morton told the commissioners, who were to levy the benevolence, if they met with any that were sparing, tell them that they must needs have, because they laid up; and if they were spenders, they must needs have, because it was seen in their port and manner of living. Francis Bacon, Henry VII.
Spender is a British television police procedural drama, created by Ian La Frenais and Jimmy Nail, that first broadcast on 8 January 1991 on BBC1. The series, which also starred Nail as the titular character, ran for three series between 1991 and 1993, finishing with a feature-length special, The French Collection, broadcast on 29 December 1993. A total of twenty-one episodes were produced. The first and second series were produced by Martin McKeand, while the third and final series was produced by Paul Raphael and Peter McAleese. The series, set in Newcastle upon Tyne, focuses on the life and exploits of Detective Sergeant Freddie Spender, who was often chosen to carry out more daring police cases. With his criminal sidekick Stick (Sammy Johnson), Spender was regarded as one of the more remarkable TV detectives of the 1990s. The series featured an extensive back story for the main characters, with a number of episodes dealing with Spender's domestic life, his family and circumstances. Some of the storylines were however seen as somewhat dark; one episode featured the death of Spender's wife at the hands of a ruthless gangster, another on the kidnap of one of his daughters.Guest stars in the series included Amanda Redman, Rodney Bewes, Frances Tomelty, Julie Peasgood, Jan Graveson, Geoffrey Hughes, Bobby Pattinson, Tom Bell and Ian McElhinney. The series was broadcast on Tuesday evenings in the peak time slot that followed the BBC's flagship Nine O'Clock News. No further series were produced following the feature-length special, despite the popularity of the show, and it being a smash hit for the BBC in terms of ratings with the show regularly pulling in 14 million viewers, and each episode costing upwards of £350,000 to produce. In 1992, a novelisation of the series, written by Nail, was published. The series has never been released on DVD.
A spender is an individual, group or entity that regularly uses or allocates money or resources to purchase goods, services, pay for expenses, or invest in various ventures. This can refer to someone who spends either frugally or in an extravagant manner. The term is often used in contrast to a saver, who prefers to accumulate and conserve their resources.
one who spends; esp., one who spends lavishly; a prodigal; a spendthrift
Spender is a BBC television drama set in Newcastle upon Tyne, written by Ian La Frenais and Jimmy Nail, who also starred. The series was produced by Martin McKeand. The series was broadcast on BBC between 1991 and 1993. In all, 20 episodes were produced across three series, and one feature length special, set in and filmed in France. It focused on the life and exploits of Detective Sergeant Freddie Spender who was often chosen to carry out more daring police cases. With his criminal sidekick Stick, Spender was one of the more remarkable TV detectives of the 1990s. The series featured a large amount of back story for the main characters with many episodes dealing with Spender's domestic life, his family and circumstances. Some of the storylines were surprisingly dark; one episode featured the death of Spender's wife at the hands of a ruthless gangster, another on the kidnap of one of his daughters. No further series were produced after the special, despite the popularity of the show, and it being a smash hit for the BBC in terms of ratings. Ford provided a Ford Sierra Sapphire RS Cosworth for each series.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Spender is ranked #140157 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Spender surname appeared 119 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Spender.
94.1% or 112 total occurrences were White.
4.2% or 5 total occurrences were Black.
The numerical value of spender in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of spender in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
This will encourage you to be a more conscious spender and empower you to stretch your money further.
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