donnard or donnered (ˈdɒnərd)

/ (ˈdɒnərt) /


Scot stunned


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Word Origin for donnert

C18: from Scottish dialect donner to astound, perhaps from Dutch donderen to thunder, from Middle Dutch donder thunder
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Example sentences from the Web for donnert

  • But he was nothing but a dour, donnert soldier, and valued good logic not a docken.