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English

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
dander

Plural
-

dander (-) [A corruption of dandruff.]
  1. (literally) Dandruff.
  2. Hair follicles and dead skin shed from mammals; allergen particles originating from mammalian skin and hair.
  3. Airborne particles accumulating on and shed from the skin and fur of cats and dogs.
  4. (slang) Passion, temper, anger. Usually preceded by "have" or "get" and followed by "up".
    • He'll get his dander up if his team is critized.
    • She has her dander up every day about discrimination against women.

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Verb

Infinitive
to dander

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to dander (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -) [A corruption of dandle or daddle.]
  1. To wander about.
  2. To maunder, to talk incoherently.

Scots

Noun

dander (-)

Singular
dander

Plural
-

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A gentle meandering walk with no particular haste or purpose.
    To go for a dander on the beach.

Verb

dander

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To walk along with no particular haste.
    To dander along the beach.

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