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División en sílabas: pan·der
Pronunciación: /ˈpandər

Definición de pander en inglés:


[no object] (pander to)
Gratify or indulge (an immoral or distasteful desire, need, or habit or a person with such a desire, etc.): newspapers are pandering to people’s baser instincts
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • So are cable news executives just pandering to the popular taste in order to get a bigger rating?
  • She tries to hold on to as much genuine stuff as she can while pandering to fancier tastes.
  • This low price should ensure a high take-up, pandering to people's desire to look good and not worry about a comfortable ride.
indulge, gratify, satisfy, cater to, give in to, accommodate, comply with


dated Volver al principio  
1A pimp.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Fiesta also means ‘party’ in Spanish, and Trujillo's panders always tell the girls they are invited to a party.
  • On her arrival in London the country wench of Michaelmas Term is immediately given the advice by her pander that ‘Virginity is no city trade’.
  • Figures representing the other three terms (Trinity, Hilary and Easter) enter, leading a ‘poor’ man who is made ‘rich’ as they present him with rich apparel, a page and a pander.
1.1 archaic A person who assists the baser urges or evil designs of others: the lowest panders of a venal press
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Milton had no doubt that God, Divine Providence and History itself had willed that the saints prevail over the King and his Anglicans, panders and sycophants.


late Middle English (as a noun): from Pandare, the name of a character in Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde (see Pandarus). The verb dates from the early 17th century.

  • The early use of pander was from Pandare, the name of a character in Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde who acted as a lovers' go-between. Chaucer took the story from the 14th-century Italian writer Boccaccio. The sense ‘to indulge’ does not appear until the 19th century.

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