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gan·der

 (găn′dər)
n.
1. A male goose.
2. Informal A look or glance: "Everyone turns and takes a gander at the yokels" (Garrison Keillor).
3. Informal A simpleton; a ninny.

[Middle English, from Old English gandra; see ghans- in Indo-European roots.]

gander

(ˈɡændə)
n
1. (Zoology) a male goose
2. informal a quick look (esp in the phrase take (or have) a gander)
3. informal a simpleton
[Old English gandra, ganra; related to Low German and Dutch gander and to gannet]

gan•der

(ˈgæn dər)

n.
1. the male of the goose. Compare goose (def. 2).
2. a silly person; goose.
3. Slang. a look: Take a gander at his new shoes.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English gan(d)ra, c. Middle Low German ganre; akin to goose]

Gan•der

(ˈgæn dər)

n.
a town in E Newfoundland, in Canada: airport on the great circle route between New York and N Europe. 10,207.

Gander

1. Male goose.
2. A quick look.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gander - mature male goosegander - mature male goose      
goose - web-footed long-necked typically gregarious migratory aquatic birds usually larger and less aquatic than ducks

gander

noun
1. Informal. A quick look:
2. Informal. One deficient in judgment and good sense:
Informal: dope, goose.
Translations
ذَكَر الأوَز
houser
gase
hanhivilkaisu
gúnár
gæsarsteggur
žąsinas
zostēviņš
gąsior
gunár
erkek kaz

gander

[ˈgændəʳ] N
1. (Zool) → ganso m (macho)
2. to have or take a ganderechar un vistazo (at a)

gander

[ˈgændər] n (= male goose) → jars m

gander

n
Gänserich m, → Ganter m (dial)
(inf) to have or take a gander at somethingauf etw (acc)einen Blick werfen; let’s have a gander!gucken wir mal! (inf); (= let me/us look)lass mal sehen!

gander

[ˈgændəʳ] n (Zool) → oca maschio

gander

(ˈgӕndə) noun
a male goose.
References in classic literature ?
And with what quill did the Secretary of the Society for the Suppression of Cruelty to Ganders formally indite his circulars?
There are lots of waste ground by the side of the roads in every village, amounting often to village greens, where feed the pigs and ganders of the people; and these roads are old-fashioned, homely roads, very dirty and badly made, and hardly endurable in winter, but still pleasant jog- trot roads running through the great pasture-lands, dotted here and there with little clumps of thorns, where the sleek kine are feeding, with no fence on either side of them, and a gate at the end of each field, which makes you get out of your gig (if you keep one), and gives you a chance of looking about you every quarter of a mile.
When we lived at Henley, Barnes's gander was stole by tinkers.
There never was a goose so gray but sometime soon or late Some honest gander came her way and took her for his mate!
Lydgate relied much on the psychological difference between what for the sake of variety I will call goose and gander: especially on the innate submissiveness of the goose as beautifully corresponding to the strength of the gander.
In the dee and retired channels of Tierra del Fuego, the snow-whit gander, invariably accompanied by his darker consort, an standing close by each other on some distant rocky point, i a common feature in the landscape.