Meaning of SHUN in English


Pronunciation: ' sh ə n

Function: transitive verb

Inflected Form: shunned ; shun · ning

Etymology: Middle English shonen, shunnen, from Old English scunian

Date: before 12th century

: to avoid deliberately and especially habitually < shun s publicity>

synonyms see ESCAPE

– shun · ner noun

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