spurner

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n spurner a person who rejects (someone or something) with contempt "she was known as a spurner of all suitors","he was no spurner of rules"
    • ***
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Spurner One who spurns.
    • ***
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n spurner One who spurns or rejects.
    • ***
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Spurner one who spurns
    • ***

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. speornan; cog. with spur.

Usage

In literature:

I did not dream of this; who could have thought that a lad of your age would have been a spurner of the gods?
"The Young Carthaginian" by G.A. Henty
***