mislike


mis·like

transitive verb \-ˈlīk\

Definition of MISLIKE

1
archaic :  displease
2
:  dislike
mislike noun

Examples of MISLIKE

  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>

First Known Use of MISLIKE

before 12th century

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