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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)
References in classic literature ?
The "Appeal" had what it called its "Army," about thirty thousand of the faithful, who did things for it; and it was always exhorting the "Army" to keep its dander up, and occasionally encouraging it with a prize competition, for anything from a gold watch to a private yacht or an eighty-acre farm.
He 'pears to know just how long he can torment me before I get my dander up, and he knows if he can make out to put me off for a minute or make me laugh, it's all down again and I can't hit him a lick.
Fur traps other allergens such as dust, pollen or animal dander and is also often coated with saliva proteins.
The 1" filters MERV filters that are great than MERV6 from FiltersUSA are high efficiency electrostatic charged filters which captures airborne allergens SMALLER THAN 1 micron including fine dust, smoke, dander, mold, pet dander and dust mites.
ISLAMABAD -- Children exposed to pet dander, roach allergens and a wide variety of household bacteria in the first year of life are less likely to develop allergies, wheezing and asthma, U.
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After you have a few jars there, why not dander round to Bedrock at the Ulster Hall for a belter of an evening?
Dr Clare Bryant of the University of Cambridge, led researchers studied proteins that was found in cat skin particles, also known as cat dander - the most common cause of cat allergy.
A cat allergy is more than likely related to dander or old skin scales (similar to but much smaller than dandruff on the human scalp), which are constantly shed into the environment.
As a confirmed grumpy old man whose dander and blood pressure rise at the sight of muck and litter, I have nothing but praise for both the council cleaning people who kept the town largely litter free as well as compliments for the local scouts who returned the Sands recreation ground campsite to perfect cleanliness after a busy week-end.
Though the earlier belief was that allergies manifested themselves in childhood or early adulthood, doctors say older people are coming in more frequently, with complaints about fits of sneezing caused by pet dander or room fresheners, skin rashes due to cellphones or breathlessness from eggs.
A pad comprising at least one high loft nonwoven layer for entrapping pet particles such as pet hair and pet dander from a pet or other items such as furniture or clothing, and a method for entrapping pet particles recently received a patent.