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Meaning of PANDER

Pronunciation:  'pandur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)
  2. [v]  arrange for sexual partners for others
  3. [v]  yield (to); give satisfaction to

PANDER is a 6 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: fancy man, gratify, indulge, pandar, panderer, pimp, pimp, ponce, procure, procurer
 See Also: cater, humor, humour, offender, ply, procuress, provide, sow one's oats, sow one's wild oats, spree, supply, whoremaster, whoremonger, wrongdoer



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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.]
    1. A male bawd; a pimp; a procurer.
             Thou art the pander to her dishonor.  --Shak.
    2. Hence, one who ministers to the evil designs and passions
       of another.
             Those wicked panders to avarice and ambition.
  2. \Pan"der\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pandered}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Pandering}.]
    To play the pander for.
  3. \Pan"der\, v. i.
    To act the part of a pander.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: bawd, bow to, bully, cadet, cater to, fancy, fancy man, gigolo, gratify, humor, indulge, madam, maquereau, pander to, panderer, pimp, procure, procurer, procuress, prostitute, satisfy, solicit, solicitor, truckle to, white slaver, whoremonger, yield to