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Definition of "hedger" [hedg•er]

  • One who makes or mends hedges. (noun)
  • One who hedges, as, in betting. (noun)

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Use "hedger" in a sentence
  • "In Cantor's case, a so-called hedger - such as an investor in the movie or just a fan - would sell futures contracts to a speculator valued at $1 for every $1 million in expected U.S. and Canadian ticket sales during the first month."
  • "He's not only a "hedger" (a nice way to say, you know)."
  • "Imposing limits on speculative positions carries all sorts of problems, not least having government-appointed officials decide who is a genuine "hedger" and who isn't."