- an irrational dislike; loathing: She took a scunner to him.
verb (used without object)
- Scot. and North England. to feel or show violent disgust, especially to flinch, blanch, or gag.
verb (used with object)
- Scot. and North England. to disgust; nauseate.
- (intr) to feel aversion
- (tr) to produce a feeling of aversion in
- a strong aversion (often in the phrase take a scunner to)
- an object of dislike; nuisance