There are 3 definitions of dander in English:

dander1

Line breaks: dan¦der
Pronunciation: /ˈdandə
 
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noun

(in phrase get/have one's dander up) informal
Lose one’s temper: this doesn’t half get my dander up
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  • 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 (originally US): of unknown origin.

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There are 3 definitions of dander in English:

dander2

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

[mass noun]
Flakes of skin in an animal’s fur or hair: you can keep your cat free of dander by proper care
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  • 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)
 
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chiefly Scottish

noun

A stroll: we’ll take a bit of a dander and get the fresh air
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  • By the time we got here the restaurant was near closing and we managed to throw a few steaks and a pint of the black stuff down us before a dander along the harbour and making of plans for the morrow.
  • Fancying a dander during the Easter holidays, I opted for a leisurely stroll around the Forest Park.
  • While she was at church I went for a dander along the beach.

verb

[no object, with adverbial of direction] Back to top  
Stroll: he dandered in to change his coat
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  • After that, Ginty dandered about our wee town for a while and then he stood on the street corner and watched a few cars going up and down.
  • I hope he got to the chapel on time because it wouldn't be the first time he dandered in late.
  • Map in hand, I dander, uneasily, towards my hotel.

Origin

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

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