dunning dunning  /ˈdə nɪŋ/


  1. (n) horse of a dull brownish grey color
  2. (n) a color or pigment varying around a light grey-brown color
  3. (v) treat cruelly
  4. (v) persistently ask for overdue payment
  5. (v) cure by salting
  6. (v) make a dun color
  7. (adj) of a dull greyish brown to brownish grey color


  1. The advent of the computer brought a quantum jump in dunning letters for bills already paid.
  2. Among her ignored letters are bills dunning her for back taxes on her home the one she grew up in and loves passionately.
  3. Britain, France and Switzerland, old hands at debt-collecting, long ago learned that direct dunning of public debtors is best left to private creditors.


  1. Glitch sends dunning notices to city taxpayers

    A collection agency working for the City of Philadelphia mistakenly sent out 1,490 dunning notices this spring to business taxpayers who were not actually delinquent - an error that Revenue Commissioner Clarena Tolson blames on "a glitch" in the city's data-processing system.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  2. OSU baseball fans excited for World Series

    CORVALLIS, Ore. -- It hasn't happened in six years and now the Oregon State University baseball team is headed to the College World Series. The team heads to Omaha, Nebraska on Thursday. More Beavers coverage "It was so loud and everyone was freaking out. Facebook started blowing up, twitter. It was pretty cool," said Dana Dunning, a senior studying microbiology. Her friend, Sneha Aisola, also a ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KGW NewsChannel 8 Portland

  3. South arts & leisure: Open auditions for 'Arsenic and Old Lace' are Wednesday

    The Prior Lake Players will hold open auditions for their fall 2013 production of “Arsenic & Old Lace” from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Twin Oaks Middle School, 15860 SE. Fish Point Road. The show will be codirected by Justin Dekker and Kay Dunning.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

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