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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A gardener who takes care of and trims rows of closely planted shrubs or bushes; Someone who counterbalances one transaction (as a bet) against another in order to protect against loss; A respondent who avoids giving a clear direct answer.

Usage examples (34)
  • He's not only a "hedger" (a nice way to say, you know).
  • The hedger transfers price fluctuation risk to another.
  • I mean ... hedger who is badly advised by his campaign staff.
  • Amy Walter, the hedger of the "Cook Political Report" joining us. for more
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