Pandan vs Pandar - What's the difference?

pandan | pandar |


As nouns the difference between pandan and pandar

is that pandan is pandanus while pandar is (obsolete) a person who furthers the illicit love-affairs of others; a pimp or procurer, especially when male.

As a verb pandar is

to pander (assist in the gratification of).

pandan

English

Noun

(-)
  • Pandanus.
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    pandar

    English

    Alternative forms

    * pander

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A person who furthers the illicit love-affairs of others; a pimp or procurer, especially when male.
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  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To pander (assist in the gratification of).
  • * 1795 , Paul Dunvan, Ancient and Modern History of Lewes and Brighthelmston , page 397,
  • That degenerate a??embly even pandared to the libidinous epicuri?m of this many-wived tyrant; and outraged, at his command, the rights of decorum, of ju?tice, and of nature.
  • * 1827 , Law of Libel—State of the Press'', ''The Quarterly Review , Volume 35, London, page 608,
  • not to be confounded by all the efforts of interested writers, who would abuse the valuable immunities of the press to the wretched purposes of venal detraction, and a lucrative pandaring to the morbid tastes of the public.
  • * 1848 , , The History of England from the Accession of James the Second , Volume 2, 1858, page 456,
  • He had, during many years, earned his daily bread by pandaring to the vicious taste of the pit, and by grossly flattering rich and noble patrons.

    See also

    * demagogism

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