mislike

verb

mis·​like ˌmis-ˈlīk How to pronounce mislike (audio)
misliked; misliking; mislikes
mislike noun

Examples of mislike in a Sentence

as Shakespeare's Othello famously pleaded, “Mislike me not for my complexion” he's such a polite, friendly, and kind young man, it's hard to see how any prospective father-in-law could mislike him

Word History

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of mislike was before the 12th century

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Cite this Entry

“Mislike.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mislike. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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