not wanting our brand-new cabin cruiser to get scratched, we put thick rubber fenders between it and the dock
Recent Examples on the WebThe Carrera model was noticeable because of fenders widened to accommodate larger Fuchs wheels.—Robert Ross, Robb Report, 13 Nov. 2023 There are large intakes at the front and rear, thin LED lights and awesome angular fenders, and Toyota showed photos of one version with a big fixed rear wing.—Daniel Golson, The Verge, 27 Oct. 2023 Its model name, Talbot-Darracq, evoked the car’s stylish 1930s look, with an ornate chrome grille and long, sloping fenders.—Daniel Wu, Washington Post, 28 Oct. 2023 It’s perfectly proportioned, with wonderfully sculpted, super wide fenders, an extremely sloping hood and low nose, and minimal surfacing frippery.—Daniel Golson, The Verge, 27 Oct. 2023 That nose is pert and low, leading back to angular fender flares and a pronounced swell at the rear.—Tim Stevens, Ars Technica, 25 Oct. 2023 The algorithms should pick up every nail in a tire, fluid leak, dent on a fender, or crack in the windshield.—WIRED, 24 Oct. 2023 The Synergy concept's sloping roofline flows into a rear spoiler that bridges the fenders.—Eric Stafford, Car and Driver, 5 Sep. 2023 An arriving officer located a blue fender and noted that the fire hydrant had been hit with enough force to shift it approximately 6 inches off its base.—John Benson, cleveland, 13 Sep. 2023 See More
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Middle English fendour, fendere "defender, device for protecting the hull of a beached ship," from fenden "to defend, ward off, fend entry 1" + -our, -ere-er entry 2