The term bender derives from the action of one's ankles bending in such a fashion that they suck at skating. Some are born true benders while in other cases being a bender can develop as a result of ... Read Moreyears of being dangled. A common cure for bending includes taping your ankles. A suggested desicion for totally hopeless benders includes playing down a couple tiers, playing girls hockey, figure skating, or just quiting the sport all together.
I was going to practice with the AAA kids today, but last time they took my ankle harness and shot pucks at me because I'm a bender.
by DOERR! November 08, 2009
by Urbadict September 10, 2005
A shelter widely used by British hippies travelling in caravans, formed by cutting springy young tree branches or root suckers and bending them into a bowed shape, securing them to the ground at both ends, until a curved space is formed. Covered by a tarp, it serves as a sort of tent.
"We'll make a bender for you for the night." "I don't feel the need for a homosexual bloke nor a short jail term, so I'm hoping you mean a temporary shelter."
by misterniceguy1960 May 10, 2006
by James Kalikalu October 19, 2006
A really bad hockey player or sports player. Generated from the bend in a hockey players ankles when they cannot skate.
by my 2 cents August 19, 2008
by Mark Kunkel June 14, 2005
Referred to as a hockey player who is usually the worst on the team and never has the opportunity to play and embarres the whole team for his lack of ability to play hockey. When skates, has a large bend at the angles.
Lucas Szpil is the worst fucking player ever to touch the ice. Hes such a bender he gets nailed by even the dustiest of player. What a tool, I get more ice in a glass then he does in a rink! XD
by BenderBoy August 17, 2011