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English

Verb

Infinitive
to scunner

Third person singular
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Simple past
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Past participle
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Present participle
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to scunner (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To be sick of.
  2. (Northumbrian) To dislike.

Noun

Singular
scunner

Plural
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scunner ({{{1}}})
  1. (Northumbrian) Dislike or aversion.
  2. (Yorkshire, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) North Yorkshire term for an urban youth and usually associated with trouble or petty crime.

Usage notes

Older scunners, i.e. young adults, would be recognisable as chavs.

Synonyms

References

  • A Dictionary of North East Dialect, Bill Griffiths, 2005, Northumbria University Press, ISBN 1904794165

Scots

Verb

tae scunner (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past -, past participle -)

Infinitive
tae scunner

Third person singular
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Simple past
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Past participle
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Present participle
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  1. to be very tired, to be knackered

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