Spurn - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |spɜːrn|  American pronunciation of the word spurn
Brit.  |spɜːn|  British pronunciation of the word spurn
- reject with contempt (syn: disdain, pooh- pooh, reject, scorn, turn down)
She spurned his advances

Examples

...fiercely independent, the elderly couple spurned all offers of financial help...

I came back to spurn your gift.

She is spurning with her feet a casket of jewels.

Every offer tending to conciliation had been spurned.

She spurned his advances

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: spurn
he/she/it: spurns
present participle: spurning
past tense: spurned
past participle: spurned
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