verb (used with object), shunned, shun·ning.
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Origin of shun
OTHER WORDS FROM shunshun·na·ble, adjectiveshunner, nounun·shun·na·ble, adjectiveun·shunned, adjective
Definition for shun (2 of 2)
noun Wade-Giles, Pinyin.
Example sentences from the Web for shun
The dish was a massive hit, and Shun Lee Palace subsequently received a four-star review in The New York Times.
Around that time, in 1972, Chinese-American restaurateur Michael Tong opened Shun Lee Palace on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
She was personally against abortion, but she did not shun those who were pro-choice.Remembering Ma Laureys, the Mother of 10 Christie Slandered to Win His First Election|Michael Daly|January 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was a rarity in a country where the superrich shun publicity or pretend they are like everyone else.The Rise And Fall Of Brazilian Billionaire Eike Batista|Mac Margolis|November 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Batista also is a rarity in a country where the superrich shun publicity or pretend they are like everyone else.The Brutal Fall of Brazilian Billionaire Eike Batista|Mac Margolis|June 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But in saying life, it must not be thought that gaiety is implied; none could shun that as Lady Hartledon now seemed to shun it.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
I went to live with a very ungodly family, but that sense of right and wrong within me made me shun and despise their evil ways.
Teach your children, according to their ability to comprehend, all that they should know to be able to shun evil.
There was a spell in the shyness, which made her avoid and shun all admiring approaches to acquaintance.Ruth|Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
Yaou's son Shun was an equally remarkable man, wise and accomplished, who lived only to advance the happiness of his subjects.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord