/ (ˈskʌnəd) /
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adjective dialect, mainly Scot
annoyed, discontented, or bored
nauseated or disgusted, esp from a surfeit of food, drink, etc
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Word Origin for scunnered
C15: of unknown origin
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Example sentences from the Web for scunnered
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