scunner
[ skuhn-er ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
Late Middle English first used in the sense ‘shrink back with fear’
Synonyms
  • aversion
  • dislike
  • distaste
  • hate
Antonyms
  • love
  • prefer
  • like
Definition
an irrational dislike; loathing
Example
Jennifer took a scunner to Joe simply because he was promoted faster than her.
Usage Over Time

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