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distaste

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verb dis·taste \ (ˌ)dis-ˈtāst \

Definition of distaste

transitive verb
1 archaic :to feel aversion to
2 archaic :offend, displease
intransitive verb
obsolete :to have an offensive taste

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First Known Use of distaste

1592


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distaste

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Definition of distaste

1 a archaic :dislike of food or drink
b :aversion, disinclination
  • a distaste for opera
2 obsolete :annoyance, discomfort

Examples of distaste in a Sentence

  1. I see you still smoke, she said with distaste.

  2. usually views abstract paintings with distaste

Recent Examples of distaste from the Web

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First Known Use of distaste

1584


DISTASTE Defined for English Language Learners

distaste

noun

Definition of distaste for English Language Learners

  • : a strong feeling of not liking someone or something


DISTASTE Defined for Kids

distaste

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noun dis·taste \ dis-ˈtāst \

Definition of distaste for Students



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