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Definition of "bondholder" [bond•hold•er]

  • One that owns a bond certificate of a government or corporation. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bondholder" in a sentence
  • "The bondholder is short a put and gets paid a premium for being so (the interest)."
  • "David Bronner, chief executive of the Retirement Systems of Alabama, the lead bondholder plaintiff, in a statement called the bondholder settlements 'substantial' and 'a great result. '"
  • "The largest single threat to a bondholder is the risk that inflation will re-emerge with surprising strength."