pet hate


Definition of pet hate


  1. :  something that annoys or bothers a person very much

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a pampered and usually spoiled child

    :  a person who is treated with unusual kindness or consideration :  darling

    :  a domesticated animal kept for pleasure rather than utility

  1. :  kept or treated as a pet

    :  expressing fondness or endearment

    :  favorite

  1. :  to treat as a pet

    :  to stroke in a gentle or loving manner

    :  to treat with unusual kindness and consideration :  pamper

  1. :  a fit of peevishness, sulkiness, or anger

  1. :  to take offense :  sulk

  1. : petroleum

  1. :  intense hostility and aversion usually deriving from fear, anger, or sense of injury

    :  extreme dislike or disgust :  antipathy, loathing

    :  an object of hatred

  1. :  to feel extreme enmity toward :  to regard with active hostility

    :  to have a strong aversion to :  find very distasteful

    :  to express or feel extreme enmity or active hostility

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