/ (ˈskʌnəd) /
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adjective dialect, mainly Scot
annoyed, discontented, or bored
nauseated or disgusted, esp from a surfeit of food, drink, etc
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Word Origin for scunnered
C15: of unknown origin
Words nearby scunnered
scuncheon, scundered, scunge, scungy, scunner, scunnered, Scunthorpe, scup, scupper, scuppernong, scur
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How to use scunnered in a sentence
It was always like that; and it always scunnered me, for I aye liked things tidy—though I never got them.The House with the Green Shutters|George Douglas Brown