verb (used with object), dunned, dun·ning.
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Origin of dun1
Words nearby dun
Example sentences from the Web for dunned
I'd rather have my reputation than riches, for my part, and before I make an end of this--who ever dunned me twice?The Satyricon, Complete|Petronius Arbiter
There was a great deal of good in Mrs. Micawber's heart, which had not been dunned out of it in all those many years.David Copperfield|Charles Dickens
Men are not dunned so rigorously when they have just fallen into their fortunes.Ralph the Heir|Anthony Trollope
Ivan, with his new millions—why had he not offered something, instead of letting himself be dunned?The Genius|Margaret Horton Potter
It seems also to be the rule, that no Chinese will pay his debts till he has been dunned a great number of times.Village Life in China|Arthur H. Smith
British Dictionary definitions for dunned (1 of 2)
verb duns, dunning or dunned
Word Origin for dun
British Dictionary definitions for dunned (2 of 2)
- an immature adult mayfly (the subimago), esp one of the genus Ephemera
- an artificial fly imitating this or a similar fly