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Definition of "dun" []

  • To importune (a debtor) for payment: a dunning letter. (verb-transitive)
  • One that duns. (noun)
  • An importunate demand for payment. (noun)
  • An almost neutral brownish gray to dull grayish brown. (noun)
  • A fishing fly having this color. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dun" in a sentence
  • "(The same letter also warns that Chicago may become *** dun dun dun*** St. Louis with a lake, if The House ceases to exist.)"
  • "Since I've left you all in candy-coated withdrawal, I wanted to return with a thrilling post on * dun dun dun* …"
  • "*lyts da half dun wurk 2 maek it fully dun… moar den fully dun*"