Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun fender

4 senses of fender

Sense 1
fender, wing -- (a barrier that surrounds the wheels of a vehicle to block splashing water or mud; "in Britain they call a fender a wing")
       => barrier -- (a structure or object that impedes free movement)

Sense 2
fender, buffer, cowcatcher, pilot -- (an inclined metal frame at the front of a locomotive to clear the track)
       => framework -- (a structure supporting or containing something)

Sense 3
fender -- (a low metal guard to confine falling coals to a hearth)
       => guard, safety, safety device -- (a device designed to prevent injury or accidents)

Sense 4
buffer, fender -- (a cushion-like device that reduces shock due to an impact)
       => device -- (an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water")

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