What is a gander meaning?
adult male goose
1 : an adult male goose. 2 : simpleton. gander. noun (2) plural ganders.
How do you use goose in a sentence?
English Sentences Focusing on Words and Their Word Families The Word “Goose” in Example Sentences Page 1
- [S] [T] It was a wild goose chase. (
- [S] [T] I think it’s a wild goose chase. (
- [S] [T] He often goes off on wild goose chases. (
- [S] [T] I get goose bumps when I see a horror movie. (
What does lets have a gander mean?
to look at something
To take a gander means to look at something, to get a peek at something, to peruse something. Take a gander may mean to look at something briefly or to take a long, thorough look. A gander is a male goose, but the word gander came into use as a verb in England in the 1880s, to mean to look at something.
What is the gander of Gander?
A male goose is known as a gander. Goose is the gander’s opposite gender.
Is a gander male or female?
The term “goose” may refer to either a male or female bird, but when paired with “gander”, refers specifically to a female one (the latter referring to a male). Young birds before fledging are called goslings.
What is sentence of shrimp?
Shrimps sentence example. The fisheries are important, principally those for shrimps and lobsters. Shrimps , crabs and lobsters form an important source of food supply.
Does Gander mean walk?
noun The male of the goose. To go leisurely; linger; walk slowly or vaguely.
What is a female Gander called?
What’s good for the goose is good for the gander
What is Gander and Goose?
OK, first off: what’s a gander? It’s a male goose. Most of us today don’t make a distinction between a female goose and a male goose, but historically, a gander was the male, a goose the female. (Goose also doubled as the general name for the bird, which may be why gander became less well-known over time.)