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dan·der 1

 (dăn′dər)
n. Informal
Temper or anger: What got their dander up?

[Perhaps alteration of dunder, fermented cane juice used in rum-making, fermentation, possibly alteration of Spanish redundar, to overflow, from Latin redundāre; see redundant.]

dan·der 2

 (dăn′dər)
n.
Scurf from the coat or feathers of various animals, often of an allergenic nature.

[Alteration of dandruff.]

dander

(ˈdændə)
n
1. (Zoology) small particles or scales of hair or feathers
2. get one's dander up get someone's dander up informal to become or to cause someone to become annoyed or angry
[C19: changed from dandruff]

dander

(ˈdændə; Scottish ˈdændər)
n
a stroll
vb
(intr) to stroll
[C19: of unknown origin]

dan•der

(ˈdæn dər)

n.
1. loose scales formed on the skin and shed from the coat or feathers of various animals.
2. Informal. anger; temper: Don't get your dander up.
[1825–35; alter. of dandruff]

dander


Past participle: dandered
Gerund: dandering

Imperative
dander
dander
Present
I dander
you dander
he/she/it danders
we dander
you dander
they dander
Preterite
I dandered
you dandered
he/she/it dandered
we dandered
you dandered
they dandered
Present Continuous
I am dandering
you are dandering
he/she/it is dandering
we are dandering
you are dandering
they are dandering
Present Perfect
I have dandered
you have dandered
he/she/it has dandered
we have dandered
you have dandered
they have dandered
Past Continuous
I was dandering
you were dandering
he/she/it was dandering
we were dandering
you were dandering
they were dandering
Past Perfect
I had dandered
you had dandered
he/she/it had dandered
we had dandered
you had dandered
they had dandered
Future
I will dander
you will dander
he/she/it will dander
we will dander
you will dander
they will dander
Future Perfect
I will have dandered
you will have dandered
he/she/it will have dandered
we will have dandered
you will have dandered
they will have dandered
Future Continuous
I will be dandering
you will be dandering
he/she/it will be dandering
we will be dandering
you will be dandering
they will be dandering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dandering
you have been dandering
he/she/it has been dandering
we have been dandering
you have been dandering
they have been dandering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dandering
you will have been dandering
he/she/it will have been dandering
we will have been dandering
you will have been dandering
they will have been dandering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dandering
you had been dandering
he/she/it had been dandering
we had been dandering
you had been dandering
they had been dandering
Conditional
I would dander
you would dander
he/she/it would dander
we would dander
you would dander
they would dander
Past Conditional
I would have dandered
you would have dandered
he/she/it would have dandered
we would have dandered
you would have dandered
they would have dandered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dander - small scales from animal skins or hair or bird feathers that can cause allergic reactions in some people
exfoliation, scurf, scale - a thin flake of dead epidermis shed from the surface of the skin
2.dander - a feeling of anger and animositydander - a feeling of anger and animosity; "having one's hackles or dander up"
anger, ire, choler - a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance

dander

noun
Informal. A tendency to become angry or irritable:
Slang: short fuse.
Idiom: low boiling point.
Translations

dander

[ˈdændəʳ] N to get sb's dander up (o.f.) → sacar a algn de sus casillas

dander

n (inf) to get somebody’s dander upjdn auf die Palme bringen (inf); to get one’s dander upseine or die Borsten aufstellen (inf)

dander

n caspa (de los animales)
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Allergic rhinitis, which is caused by contact with allergens, such as pollen, dust, mold or animal dander, produces sneezing, congestion, a runny nose and itchiness in the nose, throat and ears.
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"Common allergens include pollen, animal dander, house dust, feathers, mites, chemicals, and a variety of foods," said Dr Yousuf.
The variety of stimuli causing problems include air irritants such as smog, smoke, and some fragrances, pollens, animal dander, and dust.
The components of house dust also may include human skin scales, animal dander and saliva and a large variety of molds.
For those allergic to animal dander, spending more time indoors around family pets can aggravate allergic reactions.
Animal and Animal Dander. Children with eczema may be sensitive to direct contact with animals (especially their saliva and fur) and indirect contact with animal products such as dander and shed hair.
Replace bedding and carpeting that has animal dander in it.
He said the different types of substances produce allergy including pollen grains of flowers, dust particles, house dust mite, outdoor and indoor moulds or fungus, insect venom of bee, animal dander like sloughed off skin, saliva and excreta of dog or cat secretions and excretions of birds, body parts and excreta of insects like cockroach, foods like milk, egg, fish, prawns, beef, mutton, chicken, peanuts, and some drugs like penicillin, sulfa drugs and insulin.
Allergens include: a) pollens b) mold spores c) house dust mites d) animal dander e) food
He also suggested them to avoid harsh soaps, detergents and solvents, environmental factors that trigger allergies like pollens, molds, mites and animal dander and also be aware of any food that could cause an outbreak.

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