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  • n. Plural form of overspender.

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Examples

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy headed to a two-day EU summit in Brussels seeking to strip EU voting rights from repeat overspenders and allow for an orderly default of highly indebted countries, measures that would require an arduous effort to change the basic EU treaty.

    EU Meeting Debates Slashing Deficits

  • In the United States, there are recovery groups for alcoholics, drug addicts, sex addicts, overeaters, overspenders, and numerous other subgroups with unique recovery needs.

    Recovering From Religious Abuse

  • President Bush and the Republicans were crazy overspenders, President Obama and the Democrats even worse.

    Watch out Tea Party, 'Coffee Party' gaining steam

  • But it could if the central government rewarded states that have well-run development programs with grants and punished chronic overspenders by refusing to bail them out.

    The Center Holds

  • And Republicans depict Democrats as decadent overspenders.

    Facing Up To Reality

  • Princess, in which she counsels spoiled overspenders on how to grow up and take control of their finances.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • At the same time, the new treaty - which is likely to introduce more automatic sanctions for overspenders and force states to include debt brakes into their national constitutions - will draw the 17 country eurozone much closer together.

    News

  • What I see in the British press, from Eurosceptic politicians and indeed from saloon-bar politicians is a lot of smarmy gloating that the Greeks got themselves into this mess by being profligate overspenders.

    The Guardian World News

  • We were all profligate overspenders pre-crisis, and Greece's problem was hugely compounded by speculative bond traders short-selling against the Greek economy.

    The Guardian World News

  • The producer-savers in northern Europe are now drawing up a new deal with the overspenders - the PIIGS: Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece and Spain.

    NYT > Home Page

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