Dander

Noun

  • Dandruff—scaly white dead skin flakes from the human scalp.
  • (slang) Passion, temper, anger. Usually preceded by "have" or "get" and followed by "up".

    "He'll get his dander up if his team is criticized."

  • 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.
  • Hair follicles and dead skin shed from mammals.
  • (slang) Passion, temper, anger. Usually preceded by "have" or "get" and followed by "up".

    "She has her dander up every day about discrimination against women."

Verb

  • To maunder, to talk incoherently.
  • To wander about.

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