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Definition of the noun dander

What does dander mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: danders

  1. small scales from animal skins or hair or bird feathers that can cause allergic reactions in some people
    • lexical domain: Natural Objects - nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)
    • more generic words: exfoliation / scale / scurf = a thin flake of dead epidermis shed from the surface of the skin
  2. a feeling of anger and animosity
    • example: having one's hackles or dander up
    • lexical domain: Feelings - nouns denoting feelings and emotions
    • synonym of dander: hackles
    • more generic words: anger / choler / ire = a strong emotion

Alternative definition of the noun dander


  1. Dandruff—scaly white dead skin flakes from the human scalp.
  2. Hair follicles and dead skin shed from mammals.
  3. Allergen particles that accumulate on and may be shed from the skin and fur of domestic animals, especially from household pets such as cats and dogs.
  4. [slang] Passion, temper, anger. Usually preceded by "have" or "get" and followed by "up".

Definition of the verb dander

What does dander mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: dandered | dandering | danders

  1. To wander about.
  2. To maunder, to talk incoherently.


Dander is a fictional character from the 2008 film Batman: Gotham Knight.


"Dander" is a musical single of Swivelman.

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Dander

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Google previewClinical Allergy (2009)

Diagnosis and Management by Gerald W. Volcheck

Dander is the term used to describe desquamated epithelium. The dander contains many proteins that are highly ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Biology by Stephen Nowicki, ISBN 9780618596584 (2013)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Dander is an informal term for a material shed from the bodyof various animals, similarto dandruff.It is composedof skin cells. It is a cause of allergies in humans. Graves disease Graves disease is an autoimmune disease where the ...

Google previewCoping with Asthma (1999)

by Carolyn Simpson

Cat dander is the smallest of inhaled allergens and therefore stays around the longest, long after the offending animal has left the premises. Cats provoke the most allergies, dogs next, and horses third. There are special dog and cat shampoos ...

Google previewFurtive Fauna (2012)

A Field Guide to the Creatures Who Live on You by Roger M. Knutson

Dander is the formal name for this cloud, and the only time we are likely to take notice is when we wear something black and someone points out those white ...

Google previewAllergies at Your Fingertips (1997)

The Comprehensive Allergy Reference Book for the Year 2000 by Joanne Clough

Dander is an aero-allergen. decongestants Treatments which reduce swelling and congestion. Nasal decongestants are sprays or drops which relieve nasal congestion - however, as they can cause thinning and drying of the lining of the nose ...

Google previewMRSA In Practice (2006)

by Ian Gould

pets may be important, because animal dander is an aeroallergen. Asthma is exacerbated by atmospheric pollution, high concentrations of sulphur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide, ozone, cigarette smoke, and dust, cold air, and exercise. Similarly ...

Google previewThe 5 Minute Pediatric Consult (2012)

by M. William Schwartz

r Significance: Animal dander is a common aeroallergen. r Question: Are there many stuffed animals or ...

Google previewThe New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2015)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

anger UK, 1831 Possible etymologies: ®dander ̄ (dandruff ), ®dunder ̄ ( ferment), or Romany dander (to bite), dando (bitten). 2. a leisurely stroll IRELAND Also used as a verb. In the north of Ireland it is pronounced ®donder ̄. Fancying a ...

Google previewThe Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2014)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

US,1937 dander noun 1 anger. Possible etymologies: ®dander ̄ (dandruff), ® dunder ̄ (ferment), orRomany dander(to bite), dando(bitten). UK,1831. 2 aleisurely stroll. Alsoused as a verb.In thenorth of Ireland it is pronounced ® donder ̄.

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

dander. See Dander. animal. fat. Clinical nutrition A general term for saturated fatty acids of animal–beef, pork, lamb origin, which are associated with an Increased risk of colorectal cancer. See Fatty acid, Saturated fatty acid.

Google previewThe Dictionary of English Inflected Words, with the Syllabication of All the Words According to a System Founded on Well-defined Principles (1877)

And the System of Syllabication as Applied to Poetry and the Scansion of Verse. Forming Part II of The Handy English Word Book by James Stormonth

dander v., dander-est, danders, ...

Google previewDictionary of Homonyms (2007)

by David Rothwell

dander If you get in a dander, you lose your temper. But 'dander' can also be flakes of skin in an animal's fur or ...

Google previewThe New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English: A-I (2006)

by Eric Partridge

dander | Danish pastry 2 deaf and dumb us, 1937 Usage is both literal (applied to beggars) and figurative (applied to someone who knows nothing and will say nothing). • — Harold Wentworth and Stuart Berg Flexner, Dictionary of American ...

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