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A strong dislike; an aversion.
[From Middle English skunner, to shrink back in disgust, from scurnen, to flinch.]
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scunner(ˈskʌnə; Scottish ˈskʌnər)
1. (intr) to feel aversion
2. (tr) to produce a feeling of aversion in
3. a strong aversion (often in the phrase take a scunner to)
4. an object of dislike; nuisance
[C14: from Scottish skunner, of unknown origin]
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an irrational dislike; loathing.
[1325–75; Middle English (Scots) skunner to shrink back in disgust]
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Past participle: scunnered
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|Noun||1.||scunner - a strong dislike; "they took a scunner against the United States"|
dislike - a feeling of aversion or antipathy; "my dislike of him was instinctive"
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
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scunner[ˈskʌnəʳ] N (esp N Engl, Scot) to take a scunner to sb/sth → tomarla con algn/algo, tenerle ojeriza a algn/algo
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