mislike

verb mis·like \ -ˈlīk \

Definition of mislike

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

First Known Use of mislike

before 12th century



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