noun Also pan·der·er [pan-der-er] /ˈpæn dər ər/ .
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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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
Example sentences from the Web for pander
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.