from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A sexual procurer.
- n. One who caters to or exploits the lower tastes and desires of others.
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- n. One who panders.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who panders; a pander.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)
- n. a person who serves or caters to the vulgar passions or plans of others (especially in order to make money)
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In some Latin American countries, the panderer is a sobón, or kiss-up.
If you look up the word panderer in the dictionary, you'll see John McCain's picture. dan
The charge that McCain had become a "panderer" irked Weaver and other aides to distraction — not because the idea so offended them, but rather because, as they said privately, they wished the senator would pander.
It dared to go somewhere and take the heaps of criticism piled on it from the left, as a "sell-out," "panderer," "hustler," media pimp" and so on that it regularly got for making the site broad and popular.
It dared to go somewhere and take the heaps of criticism piled on it from the left, as a "sell-out,""panderer,""hustler," media pimp" and so on that it regularly got for making the site broad and popular.
Look at how many former Republicans stayed home instead of voting for a racial panderer like McCain.
When a writer resorts to the likes of “sleazebag and Islamo-panderer extraordinaire,” I do tend to lose interest.
Crist has a history of being a shameless panderer and opportunist.
Once an authentic American hero – now a filthy panderer of the worst sort.
But I disagree with the belief that Bown isn't a cynical panderer; I think he very likely is very much a cynical panderer, based on the public record.