Definition of pledger in US English:

pledger

noun

  • See pledge

    • ‘Among the study's findings: 59% of males who did not pledge abstinence used a condom during sex, while only 40% of male pledgers used one.’
    • ‘That person will agree to be all the other pledgers ' representative in the House of Lords.’
    • ‘Virginity pledgers are also less likely to know their STD status - increasing the chances they will infect a partner or suffer long-term health consequences.’
    • ‘If those youths are less likely to use contraceptives at first intercourse, are most of the pledgers putting themselves at greater risk of pregnancy or disease?’
    • ‘Even so, the local authority would be aware of the statistics of the American programme, from whence they get their inspiration, and its 88 per cent failure rate amongst pledgers.’

Pronunciation

pledger

/ˈplɛdʒər//ˈplejər/