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British Dictionary definitions for waur

waur1

adjective, noun, adverb
  1. a Scot word for worse
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waur2

adjective
  1. a Scot word for wary
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Examples from the Web for waur

Historical Examples

  • Losh keep's, we've a' sleepit oot and never been a hair the waur.

    A Doctor of the Old School, Part 1

    Ian Maclaren

  • It'll be waur to hear me roarin wi' the rich man i' the lowes o' hell!

    Salted With Fire

    George MacDonald

  • Gien it hadna been for you, I wud have been deid: I was waur nor deid a'ready!

    Heather and Snow

    George MacDonald

  • "She's waur," he whispered, like one who had lost his voice.

    A Window in Thrums

    J. M. Barrie

  • A' I got frae him I could put in my e'e, and see nane the waur for't.

    The Proverbs of Scotland

    Alexander Hislop