dislike


1dis·like

noun \(ˌ)dis-ˈlīk, ˈdis-ˌ\

: a feeling of not liking or approving of something or someone

: something that you do not like, approve of, or enjoy

Full Definition of DISLIKE

1
:  a feeling of aversion or disapproval
2
obsolete :  discord

Examples of DISLIKE

  1. <we have a strong dislike for olives and wouldn't eat them even if we were paid>
  2. <the public's general dislike of negative campaign ads>

First Known Use of DISLIKE

1567

2dislike

verb

: to not like (something or someone) : to feel dislike for (something or someone)

Full Definition of DISLIKE

transitive verb
1
:  to regard with dislike :  disapprove
2
archaic :  displease
3
obsolete :  to show aversion to
dis·lik·er noun

Examples of DISLIKE

  1. I dislike basketball, but I enjoy baseball.
  2. Most people dislike it when they are told what to do.

First Known Use of DISLIKE

1567

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