There are 3 definitions of dander in English:

dander1

Syllabification: dan·der
Pronunciation: /ˈdandər
 
/

noun

(in phrase get/have one's dander up) informal
Lose one’s temper.
More 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.

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There are 3 definitions of dander in English:

dander2

Syllabification: dan·der
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈdandər/

noun

Skin flakes in an animal’s fur or hair.
More 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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There are 3 definitions of dander in English:

dander3

Line breaks: dan¦der
Pronunciation: /ˈdandə(r)/

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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