Words and Phrases
scunner (n) or (vb)

“scunner (n) or (vb)”

Meaning:

nausea; disgust; an aversion to

Alternative spelling/meaning:

sconner; scunther

In Literature:

Excerpt from Listen Lizie. Lilting to Tobacco by Samuel Thomson

Some like to snuff thee, some to chow,
while frae their jaws the slavers flow,
till it wad sconner onie sow,
an’ poison pigs,
to see their beards a’ laggart grow like sooty wigs!


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