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1. A sexual procurer.
2. One who caters to or exploits the lower tastes and desires of others.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.panderer - someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)panderer - someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)
England - a division of the United Kingdom
offender, wrongdoer - a person who transgresses moral or civil law
procuress - a woman pimp
2.panderer - a person who serves or caters to the vulgar passions or plans of others (especially in order to make money)
bad person - a person who does harm to others
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References in classic literature ?
You are lick-spittlers and panderers, the creatures of the Plutocracy.
Except humility." And he didn't stop there: "He's an intemperate, bullying, foul-mouthed panderer with no experience of public service, no record of charitable endeavour, no intention of paying his taxes.
But even when he pandered, he was the world's worst panderer -- so obviously guilty and uncomfortable as he trolled for votes that he convinced nobody and was always penitent afterwards.
Panderer, 2016, features a picture of a man facedown on a jailhouse floor.
Sebastian Mallaby's new book, The Man Who Knew: The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan, joins a number of Greenspan biographies that include Steven Beckner's Back from the Brink (New York: Wiley, 1996), Justin Martin's Greenspan (Cambridge, Mass.: Perseus, 2000), Bob Woodward's Maestro (New York: Simon and Schuster, 2000), Jerome Tuccille's Alan Shrugged (Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley, 2002), and Frederick Sheehan's Panderer to Power (New York: McGrawHill, 2010), as well as, of course, Greenspan's autobiography, The Age of Turbulence (New York: Penguin, 2007).
For a moment, the reader is led to believe that Grimalte's quest has come to an end, becoming both an effective panderer and a successful writer who offers a literary closure to Boccaccio's open tale.
Books with titles like Panderer to Power: The Untold Story of How Alan Greenspan Enriched Wall Street and Left a Legacy of Recession (Sheehan 2010) and The Global Curse of the Federal Reserve (Brown 2011) began to pour forth from mainstream publishers.
Williams, is that the panderer in this scenario offers to provide
(8) Pundits and opponents alike repeatedly advanced the view of Romney as panderer, a candidate who would say what was necessary to win votes, regardless of his record as governor or statements he made as recently as the primary campaign.
It could be that Hamlet is referring to him as a panderer as he had overheard Polonius saying to the King before Hamlet came in: ,at such a time I'll lose my daughter to him.
"In honour of John Batchelor, who in his early life left his country for his country's good; who on his return devoted his life and energies to setting class against class, a traitor to the Crown, a reviler of the aristocracy, a hater of the clergy, a panderer to the multitude; who, as first Chairman of the Cardiff School Board squandered funds to which he did not contribute; who is sincerely mourned by unpaid creditors to the amount of 50,000 pounds; who at the dose of a wasted and misspent life died a pauper, this monument, to the eternal disgrace of Cardiff, is erected by sympathetic Radicals."
Called a political panderer and a man ignorant of Islam by some, in a recent interview with The Daily Star Deqmeq discussed his public persona and what he truly believes.