Definition of pledger in US English:



  • 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.’