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dander 1

Syllabification: dan·der
Pronunciation: /ˈdandər/

noun

(in phrase get/have one's dander up) informal
Lose one’s temper.
Example sentences
  • People like to be inflamed, get their dander up, and the problem is, it's too easy.
  • People got their dander up when their trash wasn't collected.
  • Finally, I got my dander up and accosted him in his office.

Origin

Mid 19th century: of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with dander

Amanda, Aranda, Baganda, Banda, brander, candour (US candor), coriander, expander, gander, germander, goosander, jacaranda, Leander, Luanda, Lysander, meander, memoranda, Menander, Miranda, oleander, panda, pander, pasanda, philander, propaganda, Rwanda, sander, Skanda, stander, Uganda, understander, Vanda, veranda, withstander, zander

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dander 2 Syllabification: dan·der
Pronunciation:
/ˈdandər/

noun

Skin flakes in an animal’s fur or hair.
Example sentences
  • House dust mites, pollens, animal dander, and other allergy-causing agents can be reduced, although not eliminated, through regular cleaning.
  • Second, if you are outside doing anything with the dog, you will be bringing dander back into the house with you and setting off your wife's allergies.
  • Unfortunately, strict avoidance of animal allergens is practically impossible, because even if domestic animals are not in the home there is still a possibility of significant exposure due to transfer of animal dander in public places.

Origin

Late 18th century: related to dandruff.

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dander 3 Line breaks: dan¦der
Pronunciation: /ˈdandə/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

chiefly Scottish

noun

A stroll: we’ll take a bit of a dander and get the fresh air

verb

[no object, with adverbial of direction] Back to top  
Stroll: he dandered in to change his coat

Origin

Late 16th century: frequentative form; perhaps related to dialect dadder 'quake' and daddle 'dawdle'.

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