Thesaurus

gander

noun (1)

Synonyms of gander

(Entry 1 of 2)

an instance of looking especially briefly
  • suggested that they take a gander at the display of classic cars

Synonyms for gander

Words Related to gander

gander

noun (2)

Synonyms & Antonyms of gander (Entry 2 of 2)

a stupid person
  • the village's chief of police was an ineffectual albeit pleasant gander

Synonyms for gander

Words Related to gander

Phrases Synonymous with gander

Near Antonyms for gander

Antonyms for gander

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About gander

Time Traveler for gander

Time Traveler

The first known use of gander was before the 12th century

See more words from the same century

Thesaurus Entries Near gander

gamy

gander

ganders

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Gander.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gander. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on gander

Nglish: Translation of gander for Spanish Speakers

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about gander

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!