AskDefine | Define gander

Dictionary Definition

gander n : mature male goose

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. A male goose.
  2. A look.
    Have a gander at what he’s written.



a male goose
  • Danish: gase
  • German: Gänserich, Ganter, Ganser
  • Hungarian: gúnár
  • Polish: gąsior
  • Russian: гусак
  • Slovene: gosak
(slang) a look

Extensive Definition

Gander may refer to:







  • Gladstone Gander, a Walt Disney fictional character created by comic artist and writer Carl Barks
  • Goosetave Gander, a fictional character of the Scrooge McDuck Universe, Gladstone Gander's father
  • J. Gander Hooter, a fictional character, featured in Disney's animated television series Darkwing Duck


See also

gander in German: Gander (Begriffsklärung)
gander in French: Gander

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Bantam, banty, barn-door fowl, barnyard fowl, biddy, billy, billy goat, boar, broiler, brooder, broody hen, bubbly-jock, buck, bull, bullock, capon, chanticleer, chick, chickabiddy, chicken, chicky, cock, cockerel, dog, domestic fowl, drake, duck, duckling, dunghill fowl, entire, entire horse, fowl, fryer, game fowl, glance, glimpse, gobbler, goose, gosling, guinea cock, guinea fowl, guinea hen, hart, he-goat, hen, hen turkey, partlet, peacock, peek, peep, poulard, poult, poultry, pullet, ram, roaster, rooster, setting hen, spring chicken, stag, stallion, steer, stewing chicken, stot, stud, studhorse, tom, tom turkey, tomcat, top cow, top horse, tup, turkey, turkey gobbler, turkey-cock, wether
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