panderer definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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- A sexual procurer.
- One who caters to or exploits the lower tastes and desires of others.
panderer - Legal Definition
A manager, in the sex-for-money sense, of prostitutes; a person who causes a female to become a prostitute.
The act of selling obscene literature, movies, and/or other materials that appeal to one’s prurient interest. See also pander.
Variant of pander
- a go-between in a sexual intrigue; esp., a procurer; pimp
- a person who provides the means of helping to satisfy the ignoble ambitions or desires, vices, etc. of another
Origin: ; from Middle English Pandare, Pandarus ; from Classical Latin Pandarus
Archaic to be a pander for
to act as a pander (to)