Definitions for ganderˈgæn dər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gan•derˈgæn dər(n.)

  1. the male of the goose.

    Category: Ornithology

    Ref: Compare goose (def. 2). 2

  2. a silly person; goose.

  3. Slang. a look:

    Take a gander at his new shoes.

    Category: Status (usage)

Origin of gander:

bef. 1000; ME; OE gan(d)ra, c. MLG ganre; akin to goose

Gan•derˈgæn dər(n.)

  1. a town in E Newfoundland, in Canada: airport on the great circle route between New York and N Europe. 10,207.

    Category: Geography (places)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gander(noun)

    mature male goose


  1. gander(Noun)

    A male goose.

  2. gander(Noun)

    A fool, simpleton

  3. gander(Noun)

    A glance, look.

    Have a gander at what heu2019s written.

  4. gander(Verb)

    ramble, wander

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gander(noun)

    the male of any species of goose


  1. Gander

    Gander is a Canadian town located in the northeastern part of the island of Newfoundland in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, approximately 40 kilometres south of Gander Bay, 100 km south of Twillingate and 90 km east of Grand Falls-Windsor. Located on the northeastern shore of Gander Lake, it is the site of Gander International Airport, formerly an important refuelling point for transatlantic aircraft, and, to this day, a preferred stopping point for transatlantic aircraft that need to land because of on-board medical or security emergencies. Most of the streets in Gander are named after famous aviators, including Amelia Earhart, Alcock and Brown, Charles Lindbergh, Eddie Rickenbacker, Marc Garneau and Chuck Yeager.

Anagrams of gander

  1. ranged

  2. garden

  3. danger

  4. grande

Translations for gander

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a male goose.

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