pander

  • 1 pander — to …

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  • 2 pander — pan·der 1 / pan dər/ vt: to sell or distribute by pandering had no protected right to pander prurient materials Dunigan Enterprises v. DA for the Northern District, 415 N.E.2d 251 (1981) vi: to engage in pandering counts included...conspiracy to… …

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  • 3 Pander — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Christian Pander (* 1983), deutscher Fußballspieler Christian Heinrich Pander (1794 1865), baltendeutscher Zoologe Peter Pander (* 1951), deutscher Fußball Funktionär Ronnie Pander (* 1977),… …

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  • 4 Pander — may refer to:* Derek Pander, a fictional comedy character * Pander (prostitution), the facilitation or provision of a prostitute in the arrangement of a sex act with a customer * Pander (World of Darkness), a fictional group of vampires in the… …

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  • 5 Pander — Pan der, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pandered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pandering}.] To play the pander for. [1913 Webster] {to pander to} v. t. To appeal to (base emotions or less noble desires), so as to achieve one s purpose; to exploit (base emotions, such …

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  • 6 pander — [pan′dər] n. [< ME Pandare,PANDARUS < L Pandarus] 1. a go between in a sexual intrigue; esp., a procurer; pimp 2. a person who provides the means of helping to satisfy the ignoble ambitions or desires, vices, etc. of another: Also panderer… …

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  • 7 Pander — Pan der, n. [From Pandarus, a leader in the Trojan army, who is represented by Chaucer and Shakespeare as having procured for Troilus the possession of Cressida.] [1913 Webster] 1. A male bawd; a pimp; a procurer. [1913 Webster] Thou art the… …

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  • 8 Pander — Pan der, v. i. To act the part of a pander. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 pander to — (someone) to give someone what they want, although it may not be good or right for them. TV stations pander to viewers who don t seem to get enough of sex and violence …

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  • 10 pander — ► VERB (pander to) ▪ gratify or indulge (an immoral or distasteful desire or habit). ► NOUN dated ▪ a pimp or procurer. ORIGIN from Pandare, a character in Chaucer s Troilus and Criseyde who acts as a lovers go between …

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  • 11 Pander — Pander, Christian Heinrich, Zoolog, geb. 12. Juli 1794 in Riga, gest. 22. Sept. 1865, studierte in Jena und Würzburg, begleitete 1820 die russische Gesandtschaft nach Bochara, ward 1823 Mitglied der Petersburger Akademie, nahm aber 1828 seine… …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 12 Pander — Pander, Christian Heinrich, Zoolog, geb. 24. Juli 1794 in Riga, gest. 22. Sept. 1865 in Petersburg; schrieb: »Beiträge zur Entwicklung des Hühnchens im Ei« (1817), »Das Riesenfaultier Bradypus giganteus« (mit d Alton, 1821), »Beiträge zur… …

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  • 13 pander to — (something) to accept or support something bad in order to get an advantage. He is the worst sort of politician, who panders to fear to win votes …

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  • 14 pander — *cater, purvey Analogous words: truckle, toady, *fawn, cringe: gratify, tickle, regale, *please …

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  • 15 pander — [v] cater to, indulge brownnose*, cajole, fall all over*, gratify, lay it on*, massage, play the game*, play up to*, please, politic, satisfy, snow*, soap*, soften up, stroke, suck up to*; concepts 59,136,384 Ant. deny, dissatisfy, refuse …

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  • 16 Pander S4 — Die Pander S4 (auch S.4, S IV oder S.IV) war ein Flugzeug des in Den Haag ansässigen niederländischen Flugzeugherstellers Pander Zoon Den Haag. Ursprünglich als Postflugzeug für die Strecke Amsterdam Batavia konstruiert, erlangte sie durch die… …

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  • 17 pander — pan|der [ˈpændə US ər] v pander to [pander to sb/sth] phr v [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: pander someone who finds lovers for others (14 20 centuries), from Pandarus man in an ancient Greek story who acted as a messenger between lovers] to give… …

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  • 18 pander — v. (d; intr.) to pander to (to pander to the worst elements in society) * * * [ pændə] (d; intr.) to pander to (to pander to the worst elements in society) …

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  • 19 pander — {{11}}pander (n.) arranger of sexual liaisons, one who supplies another with the means of gratifying lust, 1520s, procurer, pimp, from M.E. Pandare (late 14c.), used by Chaucer ( Troylus and Cryseyde ), who borrowed it from Boccaccio (who had it… …

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  • 20 pander — /ˈpændə / (say panduh) noun Also, panderer. 1. Obsolete a go between in intrigues of love. 2. a procurer; pimp. 3. someone who ministers to the weaknesses or baser passions of others. –verb (t) 4. to act as a pander for. –verb (i) 5. to act as a… …

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