Definitions for Pander

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. pimp, procurer, panderer, pander, pandar, fancy man, ponce(verb)

    someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)

  2. gratify, pander, indulge(verb)

    yield (to); give satisfaction to

  3. pander, pimp, procure(verb)

    arrange for sexual partners for others

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. pander(Noun)

    A person who furthers the illicit love-affairs of others; a pimp or procurer, especially when male. (Later panderer.)

  2. pander(Noun)

    An offer of illicit sex with a third party.

  3. pander(Noun)

    An illicit or illegal offer, usually to tempt.

  4. pander(Verb)

    To offer illicit sex with a third party; to pimp.

  5. pander(Verb)

    To tempt with, to appeal or cater to (improper motivations etc.); to assist in the gratification of.

    His latest speech simply seems to pander to the worst instincts of the electorate.

  6. Origin: From Chaucer's character w:Pandarus (in Troilus and Criseyde), from w:Pandarus (found in Boccaccio), from w:Pandarus, from Πάνδαρος. (See also Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida)

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Pander(noun)

    a male bawd; a pimp; a procurer

  2. Pander(noun)

    hence, one who ministers to the evil designs and passions of another

  3. Pander(verb)

    to play the pander for

  4. Pander(verb)

    to act the part of a pander

  5. Origin: [From Pandarus, a leader in the Trojan army, who is represented by Chaucer and Shakespeare as having procured for Troilus the possession of Cressida.]

Translations for Pander

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  • Zuhälterin, Kuppler, verkuppeln, an etw. appelieren, Kupplerin, ZuhälterGerman
  • alcahueteSpanish
  • parittaa, vedota, parittaja, paritusFinnish
  • fare da mezzano, compiacere, assecondare, fare il magnacciaItalian
  • iets, doen, denken, koppelen, verwijzen naar, aan, pooierDutch
  • сводничать, сводник, потворствовать, потакать, сутенёрRussian
  • jilupärodan, lupärodan, hilupärodanVolapük

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