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A Scottish term referring to 'unfair' or 'rubbish'. Something negative like 'low' or 'tight'. As in Shanabelle from 'Some Girls'. This word is used in everyday Scottish language
shanabelle
''She called me fat''

''That's Shan!!''
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to take an unfortunate loss and turn of events.
"last night took an L, but tonight I bounce back" - Big Sean (2017)
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This is a male name.
Shan means prestige and honor.

This name is associated with individuals of great honor and prestige.
Wow dude you live a life of Shan.
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A person who you would rather be with.
Someone who would put a smile on your face, someone who would always be there for you.
"I feel sad" - girl 1
"Did you try talking to Shan?" - girl 2
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Shan is someone who you can count on and can trust.
Boy: Why is there no one you can trust nowadays

Girl: Well i know someone who is always there and i can trust

Boy: Who?

Girl: Shan.
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common Scottish term meaning "unfair" used in everyday vocabulary
"he went n confiscated ma i.d. so ah cannae get ma bucky n that ken"

"that's well shan like"
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To shan someone is to sexually harass a person in a social setting such as in a club, a bar, a house party, ... in an unashamed and perverted fashion. Often done by virgins and closet gays as a way to appear as "playas" in front of their peers.
Dude I went clubbing with this douchebag the other day, and he just totally attempted to shan some girl. She ran away crying and he was like "bro she's totally lesbo, she's lucky I even wanted to shan her".
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