Meaning of SHUN in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈshən ]

transitive verb

( 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

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.