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
Example sentences from the Web for pander
How does one support gender equality without coming across as disingenuous or, even worse, as pandering?
By pandering for the laziest voters Colorado actually compounds the problem.
Still, conservatives argue that Obama is pandering to women voters by using an intentionally deceptive statistic.Obama Is Nudging the White House Toward Gender Pay Equity|Brandy Zadrozny|April 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was accused of the worst kind of pandering, not for the first time.Anthony Weiner, Aaron Hernandez, and a Tale of Two Selfies|Michael Daly|July 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Cultural conservatives will put up with a certain amount of pandering to more modern mores with a nudge and a wink.
It does strike me as pandering somewhat to popular prejudice.At Ypres with Best-Dunkley|Thomas Hope Floyd
Some ingenious devil must have conceived it by way of pandering to the after-dinner humour of the high gods.The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne|William J. Locke
This pandering to selfishness is bad for all parties, and doubly so to the class it is specially intended to benefit.The Library and Society|Various
How many "old men" will believe the last line of this pandering lie to the ruddy-headed queen?Over the Ocean|Curtis Guild
The leaders sought to popularize its political propaganda by pandering to more conservative elements.The Red Conspiracy|Joseph J. Mereto