/ (wɔːr) /
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adjective, noun, adverb
a Scot word for worse
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/ (wɔːr) /
a Scot word for wary
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How to use waur in a sentence
"She's waur," he whispered, like one who had lost his voice.A Window in Thrums|J. M. Barrie
The proverb "Ill to hae but waur to want" was true of the Carlyles as of many another couple.How to be Happy Though Married|E. J. Hardy.
For I wasna giein-in to my mother; I was but thinkin hoo to say oot what was in me, ohn vext her waur nor couldna be helpit.
I alloo the sin itsel mayna be jist damnable, but to what bouk mayna it come wi ither and waur sins upo the back o' 't?
I had never muckle broo o' my gudeman's gossips, and now I like them waur than ever.The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Volume 2, Illustrated|Sir Walter Scott