Definitions for abhorrer

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ab•hor*æbˈhɔr(v.t.)-horred, -hor•ring.

  1. to regard with extreme repugnance or aversion; detest; loathe.

* Syn: See hate.

Origin of abhor:

1400–50; late ME < L abhorrēre to shrink back from, shudder at =ab-ab - +horrēre to bristle, tremble


Princeton's WordNet

  1. abhorrer(noun)

    a signer of a 1679 address to Charles II in which those who petitioned for the reconvening of parliament were condemned and abhorred


  1. abhorrer(Noun)

    One who abhors.

  2. abhorrer(Noun)

    A nickname given in the early 17 century to signatories of addresses of a petition to reconvent parliament, adressed to Charles II.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abhorrer(noun)

    one who abhors

Anagrams of abhorrer

  1. harborer

Translations for abhorrer

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to hate very much

The headmaster abhors violence.

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