American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A male goose.
- n. Informal A look or glance: "Everyone turns and takes a gander at the yokels” ( Garrison Keillor).
- n. Informal A simpleton; a ninny.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The male of the goose.
- To go leisurely; linger; walk slowly or vaguely.
- n. A male goose.
- n. A fool, simpleton
- n. slang A glance, look.
- v. dialect (intransitive) ramble, wander
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The male of any species of goose.
- n. mature male goose
- Middle English, from Old English gandra; see ghans- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Just look at Hillary Clinton and George W. Y'know, eight years ago I was enraged by this kind of behavior from a presidential candidate, but apparently whats good for the gander is also good for the goose!”
“Sauce for the crooked gander is sauce for the bribe-taking goose.”
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“I have always suspected that," said the rooster, and he went around the barnyard next day telling everybody that the very fine gander was a dangerous bird, more than likely a hawk in gander's clothing.”
“Feminists should be delighted by their enlightened commitment to sexual equality, their assumption that what's sauce for the gander is sauce for the goose, too.”
“Many people object to geese in a poultry-yard on account of the pugnacious habits of the gander; but when a gander is brought up with other fowls he becomes familiar with them, and is not likely to do them any injury.”
“One gander is sufficient for several geese; and four or five geese will bring up a brood of forty or fifty goslings.”
“Frankly, I wouldn't mind being blindsided by Joe's body myself, although I would prefer he'd go for the side of me that can see, as he is well worth a good gander, which is also good for the goose - Ow!”
“The little formulas that the smart boys who design these so-called foolproof systems build in so they can sneak a gander whenever they feel like it.”
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