Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The process of curing codfish in a way to give them a particular color and flavor. See dun, transitive verb, and dunfish.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Attempt to collect a debt.
  • verb Present participle of dun.

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Examples

  • Earthquake seemed the favourite affliction, though there was one man, with a bill, who persisted in dunning me throughout the night.

    Chapter 14

  • Earthquake seemed the favourite affliction, though there was one man, with a bill, who persisted in dunning me throughout the night.

    Chapter 14

  • Earthquake seemed the favorite affliction, though there was one man, with a bill, who persisted in dunning me throughout the night.

    The Amateur Navigator

  • They are dunning me for the construction permit payment - if I can't prove it was paid, I must pay it.

    Dec. Electric Bills and Solar Power

  • They are dunning me for the construction permit payment - if I can't prove it was paid, I must pay it.

    Dec. Electric Bills and Solar Power

  • Mr. Fairchild of YUSA, the auto-parts company Ohio is dunning for part of a past grant, says, "Frankly, you wonder whether...they are trying to chase industry clean out of here, and beat us with a stick until we finally say, 'The heck with you.'"

    States to Business: Give Our Cash Back

  • The mail is for bills, and dunning notices and catalogues.

    The Tragedy of Jade Goody

  • They are dunning me for the construction permit payment - if I can't prove it was paid, I must pay it.

    Dec. Electric Bills and Solar Power

  • GetHarvest.com also offers a less stressful option for managers who hate dunning their customers.

    The Battle Against Slow Payers

  • They are dunning me for the construction permit payment - if I can't prove it was paid, I must pay it.

    Dec. Electric Bills and Solar Power

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  • This can also mean attempting to collect a debt.

    August 24, 2009