Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of scunner.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of scunner.

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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

  • 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

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

    Eurogamer

  • 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®

  • But to see sma 'craters cock their noses and their tails as gin they had inherited the michty deeds as weel as the names o' their forbears, jist scunners me, and turns my blude into the gall o 'bitterness�-and that's scripter for't. "

    Alec Forbes of Howglen

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