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pander

pan·der

pander

pronunciation:
paen dr
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who procures prostitutes or acts as a go-between in sexual or romantic affairs.
synonyms:
madam, pimp, procurer, whoremonger
similar words:
go-between, hustler
definition 2: one who contrives to cater to people's lowest or least admirable desires, tendencies, or weaknesses.
similar words:
exploiter, flatterer
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: pandered, pandering, panders
definition: to act or serve as a pander.
The film panders to those who have morbid tastes.
synonyms:
pimp, procure, solicit
similar words:
cater, indulge, provide
derivation: panderer (n.)