how to pronounce spurn

spɝn

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An example use of spurn in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… monkeys will kind of spurn next one go …”

meanings of spurn

verb:

  1. To reject something by pushing it away with the foot.
  2. To waste; fail to make the most of (an opportunity).
  3. To kick or toss up the heels.
  4. To reject disdainfully; contemn; scorn.

noun:

  1. Disdainful rejection; contemptuous treatment.
  2. An act of spurning; a scornful rejection.
  3. A kick; a blow with the foot.
  4. A body of coal left to sustain an overhanging mass.

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