hate-watch

verb \ ˈhāt-ˌwäch , -ˌwȯch \

Definition of hate-watch

hate-watched; hate-watching
informal
: to watch and take pleasure in laughing at or criticizing (a disliked television show, movie, etc.)
  • The creative leap of The Leftovers' sophomore season fully made up for the creative nadir of True Detective's second year (though maybe not the ratings), and at least we were able to hate-watch the latter, right?
  • —Cory Barker

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2008

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