noun Also pan·der·er.
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of pander
OTHER WORDS FROM panderpan·der·age, nounpan·der·ing·ly, adverbpan·der·ism, nounpan·der·ly, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH panderpanda, pander .
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Example sentences from the Web for pander
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.
The pander itself is a depressing, if familiar, window into conservative Republican thought on the Middle East.
Democrats could use a sunny day as an excuse to destroy the free market, redistribute income and pander to lobbyists.
Then looking at him, he added, "He has been a pander all his life, and there are nothing but women's letters there."The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete|Duc de Saint-Simon
You must find, then, what pleases it, and pander to its tastes.Tomlinsoniana|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Be a judge's man; they are the bravest nowadays, or a cardinal's pander—that were a good profession, and gainful.A Select Collection of Old English Plays (11 of 15)|W. Carew Hazlitt
Her growing horror of the "sweated" monotony of her life was forcing her relentlessly into the clutches of this pander.Comrade Yetta|Albert Edwards
I have omitted a great deal, and avoided being a pander to the public taste for the sake of novelty or effect.The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume II (of 2)|Florence A. Thomas Marshall