Associations to the word «Fender»


FENDER, noun. (US) panel of a car which encloses the wheel area, especially the front wheels
FENDER, noun. (US) a shield, usually of plastic or metal, on a bicycle that protects the rider from mud or water
FENDER, noun. (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
FENDER, noun. A low metal framework in front of a fireplace, intended to catch hot coals, soot, and ash
FENDER, verb. (nautical) To use fenders to protect the side of a boat
FENDER, proper noun. A surname​ of origin, a variant of Fenrich or Fendler.
FENDER, proper noun. A manufacturer of electric guitars.
FENDER BENDER, noun. Alternative spelling of fender-bender
FENDER BENDERS, noun. Plural of fender bender
FENDER SKIRT, noun. (US) A piece of bodywork that covers the upper portions of the rear tires of an automobile.

Dictionary definition

FENDER, noun. A barrier that surrounds the wheels of a vehicle to block splashing water or mud; "in Britain they call a fender a wing".
FENDER, noun. An inclined metal frame at the front of a locomotive to clear the track.
FENDER, noun. A low metal guard to confine falling coals to a hearth.
FENDER, noun. A cushion-like device that reduces shock due to an impact.

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