Visit the forum if you have a language query!

fender

Definition from Dictionary, a free dictionary
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
Lao-Tzu
Jump to: navigation, search
See also Fender

English

Wikipedia-logo-en.png
Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
fender

Plural
{{{1}}}

fender ({{{1}}})
  1. (US) panel of a car which encloses the wheel area, especially the front wheels
  2. (US) a shield, usually of plastic or metal, on a bicycle that protects the rider from mud or water
  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.

Synonyms

  • (US, panel of a car which encloses the wheel area): (Australian) guard, (British) wheel arch, (British) wing
  • (US, shield on a bicycle that protects the rider from mud or water): (British) mudguard

Derived terms

Translations

Elsewhere on the web

En-En

En-It

En-Fr

En-El

En-Sp

En-Mul

En-De

OnelookIATEIATEIATEIATEProZDict.cc
WordnikIATELinguee
GoogleIATE