Origin of pander
OTHER WORDS FROM panderpan·der·age, nounpan·der·ism, nounpan·der·ly, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH panderpanda, pander
Words nearby pander
How to use pander in a sentence
However, intellectual honesty is the first thing to go when you are forced to constantly pander to your base.
But if I overdo it and I pander and I put something up just because the Twilight crowd is going to like it, I will get punished.David Simon Says ‘The Wire’ Wouldn’t Survive on TV Today|Alex Suskind|April 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All Ham had to do was sit still for two-and-a-half hours, sound vaguely professional, and pander occasionally to his base.The Bill Nye-Ken Ham Debate Was a Nightmare for Science|Michael Schulson|February 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And no one is confusing Obama with Bill Clinton, who knew how to maneuver—or, if one prefers, how to pander.
They did not pander to social-conservative populists, and no one would accuse them of representing the Party of Stupid.GOP Needs More Northeast Republicans to Save the Party|John Avlon|January 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Unfortunately, Townshend chose to pander to the feelings of the majority of the commons.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt
But, sir, surely you would not pander to a scoundrelly taste?Lavengro|George Borrow
But we for our part shall not pander either to the force-worshippers or to the masses.The New Society|Walther Rathenau
I'll change those smiles to shrieks; Give the fool what she's proud of, martyrdom: In pieces rack that pander.The Plays of Philip Massinger|Philip Massinger
Pander, pan′dėr, n. one who procures for another the means of gratifying his passions: a pimp.