Eschewer \Es*chew"er\, n. One who eschews. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • eschewer — n. one who abstains, one who avoids …   English contemporary dictionary

  • eschewer — eschewˈer noun • • • Main Entry: ↑eschew …   Useful english dictionary

  • eschew — eschewal, n. eschewer, n. /es chooh /, v.t. to abstain or keep away from; shun; avoid: to eschew evil. [1300 50; ME eschewen < OF eschiver, eschever < Gmc; cf. OHG sciuhen, G scheuchen, SHY2] Syn. circumvent, boycott; forgo. * * * …   Universalium

  • eschew — /əˈʃu/ (say uh shooh), /ɛˈʃu/ (say e shooh), /əsˈtʃu / (say uhs chooh), /ɛs / (say es ) verb (t) to abstain from; shun; avoid: *The single mother is probably treated more kindly than most other categories of people who eschew marriage –anne… …   Australian English dictionary

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