What does fender mean?

Definitions for fender
ˈfɛn dərfend·er

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word fender.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fender, wing(noun)

    a barrier that surrounds the wheels of a vehicle to block splashing water or mud

    "in Britain they call a fender a wing"

  2. fender, buffer, cowcatcher, pilot(noun)

    an inclined metal frame at the front of a locomotive to clear the track

  3. fender(noun)

    a low metal guard to confine falling coals to a hearth

  4. buffer, fender(noun)

    a cushion-like device that reduces shock due to an impact


  1. fender(Noun)

    panel of a car which encloses the wheel area, especially the front wheels

  2. fender(Noun)

    a shield, usually of plastic or metal, on a bicycle that protects the rider from mud or water

  3. fender(Noun)

    Any shaped cushion-like object normally made from polymers, rubber or wood that is placed along the sides of a boat to prevent damage when moored alongside another vessel or jetty, or when using a lock, etc. Modern variations are cylindrical although older wooden version and rubbing strips can still be found; old tyres are used as a cheap substitute

  4. fender(Noun)

    A low metal framework in front of a fireplace, intended to catch hot coals, soot, and ash

  5. Fender(ProperNoun)

    of origin, a variant of Fenrich or Fendler.

  6. Fender(ProperNoun)

    A manufacturer of electric guitars.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fender

    one who or that which defends or protects by warding off harm

    Etymology: [From Fend, v. t. & i., cf. Defender.]

  2. Fender

    a screen to prevent coals or sparks of an open fire from escaping to the floor

    Etymology: [From Fend, v. t. & i., cf. Defender.]

  3. Fender

    anything serving as a cushion to lessen the shock when a vessel comes in contact with another vessel or a wharf

    Etymology: [From Fend, v. t. & i., cf. Defender.]

  4. Fender

    a screen to protect a carriage from mud thrown off the wheels: also, a splashboard

    Etymology: [From Fend, v. t. & i., cf. Defender.]

  5. Fender

    anything set up to protect an exposed angle, as of a house, from damage by carriage wheels

    Etymology: [From Fend, v. t. & i., cf. Defender.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fender

    fend′ėr, n. a metal guard before a fire to confine the ashes: a protection for a ship's side against piers, &c., consisting of a bundle of rope, &c.—ns. Fend′er-beam, a fender of wood, protecting a ship's side in dock: a permanent buffer at the end of a railway siding; Fend′er-board, a board protecting the steps of a carriage from the dust thrown up by the wheels. [Fend.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. fender

    An object, usually made of rope or rubber, hung over the side of a vessel to protect the sides from damage caused by impact with wharves or other craft.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fender in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fender in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of fender in a Sentence

  1. Kira Wampler:

    Parking tickets, little fender benders, learning how to drive, having to do car repairs culminating in this mountain of cars that really bring to life the frustration and the circus that we have allowed our lives to become when we are so driven by cars, we are bringing this commercial to life as part of helping people better understand our vision and our mission, which is really fundamentally every seat, every car, every driver.

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