spurner
noun see spurn I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Spurner — Spurn er ( [ e]r), n. One who spurns. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spurner — noun a person who rejects (someone or something) with contempt she was known as a spurner of all suitors he was no spurner of rules • Derivationally related forms: ↑spurn • Hypernyms: ↑person, ↑individual, ↑someone, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • spurner — See spurn. * * * …   Universalium

  • spurner — spurn·er …   English syllables

  • spurn — spurner, n. /sperrn/, v.t. 1. to reject with disdain; scorn. 2. to treat with contempt; despise. 3. to kick or trample with the foot. v.i. 4. to show disdain or contempt; scorn something. n. 5. disdainful rejection. 6. contemptuous treatment. 7.… …   Universalium

  • Upspurner — Up spurn er, n. A spurner or contemner; a despiser; a scoffer. [Obs.] Joye. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spurn — I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English spurnan; akin to Old High German spurnan to kick, Latin spernere to spurn, Greek spairein to quiver Date: before 12th century intransitive verb 1. obsolete a. stumble b. kick 1a …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Spoor — This unusual and interesting name is a variant of the metonymic ocupational name Spurr , a spurner, or maker of spurs. The derivation is from the Middle English spore or spure , itself deriving from the Olde English pre 7th Century spora or spura …   Surnames reference

  • Spur — This unusual and interesting name is a variant of the metonymic ocupational name Spurr , a spurner, or maker of spurs. The derivation is from the Middle English spore or spure , itself deriving from the Olde English pre 7th Century spora or spura …   Surnames reference

  • Spurnier — This unusual and interesting name is a variant of the metonymic ocupational name Spurr , a spurner, or maker of spurs. The derivation is from the Middle English spore or spure , itself deriving from the Olde English pre 7th Century spora or spura …   Surnames reference

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