Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of scunner.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of scunner.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The masters of watches are also called "scunners" -- they go up night and day in the forebarrel to "scun" the ship -- that is, to find the way or leads through the ice.

    A Labrador Doctor The Autobiography of Wilfred Thomason Grenfell

  • It blasts open the southern vernacular with its scunners and hechs and jeely pieces.

    Men Should Weep; Blasted; When We Are Married

  • "I dinna ken how ye can do it," he said; "man, it wud gie me the scunners."

    A Dominie in Doubt

  • Calum, Edinburgh, 25/01/2012 15:01 Nows the day and nows the hour see approach...scunners

    Evening Standard - Home

  • Calum, Edinburgh, 25/01/2012 15:01 Nows the day and nows the hour see approach...scunners

    Evening Standard - Home

  • The scunners. edit: just read the article blurb. lol edit: username = self-fulfilling prophecy

    Eurogamer

  • Ay, ye scunners, ye'll be a'wantin ta tell me yer sorry fer arl th 'trouble ye've caused in the world.

    Guy Fawkes' blog

  • Ay, ye scunners, ye'll be a'wantin ta tell me yer sorry fer arl th 'trouble ye've caused in the world.

    British Blogs

  • One time, these scunners from the Andromeda galaxy—they called themselves Kelvans—hijacked the Enterprise, and modified my puir wee bairns to force them through the barrier, by usin’ a machine they’d brought along themselves.

    Star Trek The Next Generation®

  • One time, these scunners from the Andromeda galaxy—they called themselves Kelvans—hijacked the Enterprise, and modified my puir wee bairns to force them through the barrier, by usin’ a machine they’d brought along themselves.

    Star Trek The Next Generation®

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