- tiny particles, as from feathers, skin, or hair, that may cause allergies
- Informal anger or temper
Origin of danderfrom uncertain or unknown; perhaps
have one's (or get someone's) dander up
Origin of danderPerhaps alteration of dunder fermented cane juice used in rum-making, fermentation possibly alteration of Spanish redundar to overflow from Latin redundāre ; see redundant .
Origin of danderAlteration of dandruff
Alteration of dandruff
(third-person singular simple present danders, present participle dandering, simple past and past participle dandered)
- To wander about.
- To maunder, to talk incoherently.