Oh, we know he's just pandering, he's not really that right wing.
The former prime minister wants to lead Italy again and is pandering in an ugly, audacious way.
Moderator John Harwood stopped him there: “Are you saying Governor Romney is pandering?”
Cultural conservatives will put up with a certain amount of pandering to more modern mores with a nudge and a wink.
By pandering for the laziest voters Colorado actually compounds the problem.
Do not suppose that I am pandering to what is commonly understood by national pride.
What a sorry state of servitude for a virtue—to be pandering to sensual pleasure!
Her value could be based only on pandering to the mob spirit of gloating over the fall of the great.
How could he with a pandering smugness meet Fanny's purity of feeling?
The doctor, by flattery, by pandering to his love of secrecy, suggested to his patient that he should call himself Dr. Smith.
"arranger of sexual liaisons, one who supplies another with the means of gratifying lust," 1520s, "procurer, pimp," from Middle English Pandare (late 14c.), used by Chaucer ("Troylus and Cryseyde"), who borrowed it from Boccaccio (who had it in Italian form Pandaro in "Filostrato") as name of the prince (Greek Pandaros), who procured the love of Cressida (his niece in Chaucer, his cousin in Boccaccio) for Troilus. The story and the name are medieval inventions. Spelling influenced by agent suffix -er.
"to indulge (another), to minister to base passions," c.1600, from pander (n.). Related: Pandered; pandering.
Pander Pan·der (pän'dər), Christian Heinrich. 1794-1865.
Russian-born German anatomist and pioneer embryologist. With Karl Ernst von Baer he discovered the distinct structural layers of the chick embryo.