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gander

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noun gan·der \ˈgan-dər\

Definition of gander

  1. 1 :  an adult male goose

  2. 2 :  simpleton

Origin and Etymology of gander

Middle English, from Old English gandra; akin to Old English gōs goose


First Known Use: before 12th century


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gander

noun gan·der

Definition of gander

  1. :  look, glance take a gander

Origin and Etymology of gander

probably from 1gander; from the outstretched neck of a person craning to look at something


First Known Use: circa 1914



GANDER Defined for Kids

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gander

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noun gan·der \ˈgan-dər\

Definition of gander for Students

  1. :  a male goose


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gander

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noun gan·der

Definition of gander for Students

  1. :  a look or glance Take a gander at that new bicycle.



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