scunnersome

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From scunner +‎ -some.

Adjective[edit]

scunnersome (comparative more scunnersome, superlative most scunnersome)

  1. (Scotland) Disgusting; loosely, annoying, irritating.
    • 1955, Robin Jenkins, The Cone-Gatherers, Canongate 2012, p. 19:
      ‘But all the same it is damned scunnersome, spam, spam, spam, at every meal.’