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Dander vs. Gander — What's the Difference?

Dander vs. Gander — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Dander and Gander

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Dander

Dander is material shed from the body of humans and other animals that have fur, hair, or feathers. The term is similar to dandruff, when an excess of flakes becomes visible.
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Gander

A town on the island of Newfoundland, on Lake Gander; population 9,951 (2006). Its airport served the first regular transatlantic flights during the Second World War.
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Dander

Lose one's temper
This doesn't half get my dander up
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Gander

Look or glance at something
Paulie gandered at shelves full of coffee paraphernalia
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Dander

Flakes of skin in an animal's fur or hair
You can keep your cat free of dander by proper care
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Gander

A male goose.
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Dander

A stroll
We'll take a bit of a dander and get the fresh air
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Gander

(Informal) A look or glance
"Everyone turns and takes a gander at the yokels" (Garrison Keillor).
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Dander

Stroll
He dandered in to change his coat
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Gander

(Informal) A simpleton; a ninny.
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Dander

Temper or anger
What got their dander up?.
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Gander

A male goose.
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Dander

Scurf from the coat or feathers of various animals, often of an allergenic nature.
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Gander

A fool, simpleton.
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Dander

Dandruff—scaly white dead skin flakes from the human scalp.
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Gander

A glance, look.
Have a gander at what he’s written.
I took a gander and she seemed so familiar.
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Dander

Hair follicles and dead skin shed from mammals.
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Gander

(US) A man living apart from his wife.
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Dander

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.
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Gander

Ramble, wander
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Dander

A cinder; (in the plural) the refuse of a furnace
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Gander

The male of any species of goose.
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Dander

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

Mature male goose
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Dander

To wander about.
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Dander

To maunder, to talk incoherently.
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Dander

Dandruff or scurf on the head.
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Dander

Anger or vexation; rage.
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Dander

To wander about; to saunter; to talk incoherently.
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Dander

Small scales from animal skins or hair or bird feathers that can cause allergic reactions in some people
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Dander

A feeling of anger and animosity;
Having one's hackles or dander up
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