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an irrational dislike; loathing:
She took a scunner to him.
verb (used without object)
Scot. and North England. to feel or show violent disgust, especially to flinch, blanch, or gag.
verb (used with object)
Scot. and North England. to disgust; nauseate.
adjective (dialect, mainly Scot)
annoyed, discontented, or bored
nauseated or disgusted, esp from a surfeit of food, drink, etc
(intransitive) to feel aversion
(transitive) to produce a feeling of aversion in
a strong aversion (often in the phrase take a scunner to)
an object of dislike; nuisance


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