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mislike

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verb mis·like \-ˈlīk\

Definition of mislike

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 archaic :  displease

  3. 2 :  dislike

mislike noun


Examples of mislike in a sentence

  1. <as Shakespeare's Othello famously pleaded, Mislike me not for my complexion>

  2. <he's such a polite, friendly, and kind young man, it's hard to see how any prospective father-in-law could mislike him>



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of mislike

before 12th century


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