see also: Fender
  • (British) IPA: /ˈfɛnd.ə(ɹ)/

fender (plural fenders)

  1. (US) panel of a car which encloses the wheel area, especially the front wheels
    Synonyms: guard, , wheel arch, , wing
  2. (US) a shield, usually of plastic or metal, on a bicycle that protects the rider from mud or water
    Synonyms: mudguard
  3. (nautical) any shaped cushion-like object normally made from polymers, rubber or wood that is placed along the sides of a boat to prevent damage when moored alongside another vessel or jetty, or when using a lock, etc. Modern variations are cylindrical although older wooden version and rubbing strips can still be found; old tyres are used as a cheap substitute
  4. a low metal framework in front of a fireplace, intended to catch hot coals, soot, and ash
Translations Translations Translations Verb

fender (fenders, present participle fendering; past and past participle fendered)

  1. (nautical) To use fenders to protect the side of a boat

Proper noun
  1. Surname of German origin, a variant of Fenrich or Fendler.
  2. A manufacturer of electric guitars.

fender (plural fenders)

  1. A guitar produced by the Fender company.

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