verb (used with object)
Origin of eschew
Related formses·chew·al, nounes·chew·er, nounun·es·chewed, adjective
Examples from the Web for eschew
Of all the female celebrities to eschew the feminist label, Susan Sarandon seemed a most unlikely candidate.Susan Sarandon Says She’s Not a Feminist: Why She Dumped the Label|Lizzie Crocker|July 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Stella McCartney has long been known to eschew animal-derived materials in her designs.Chelsea Clinton Takes NBC Reporting to the Next Level, Interviews Stella McCartney|Misty White Sidell|June 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Like Americans did when they elected Barack Obama, we should eschew our old shibboleths and forge ahead on a revolutionary path.
You eschew ostentation when times are good, and you pay your fair share of the cost when times are bad.
Generally speaking, I eschew Super Bowl parties, and for two reasons.Michael Tomasky Says Move the Super Bowl to Saturday|Michael Tomasky|February 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The very philosophy which makes such a man seek the quiet, makes him eschew the inutility of the hermitage.Devereux, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Their rents are paid—their grass is letting—they are content—they eschew inquiry.
Would not a man be a fool to eschew the pleasures of life when fortune is ready to spill them into his lap for him?Under Handicap|Jackson Gregory
Our wives ne be not arrayed for to make no man pleasance, but only convenable array for to eschew folly.The Travels of Sir John Mandeville|John Mandeville
He taught us to "liberate the gentler element in oneself," to eschew what was base and brutal, unholy and unkind.Matthew Arnold|G. W. E. Russell