Definitions for dislikedɪsˈlaɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dis•likedɪsˈlaɪk(v.; n.)-liked, -lik•ing

  1. (v.t.)to regard with displeasure, antipathy, or aversion.

  2. (n.)a feeling of aversion; antipathy.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disfavor, disfavour, dislike, disapproval(noun)

    an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group

  2. dislike(verb)

    a feeling of aversion or antipathy

    "my dislike of him was instinctive"

  3. dislike(verb)

    have or feel a dislike or distaste for

    "I really dislike this salesman"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. dislike(noun)ɪsˈlaɪk

    the feeling of not liking

    his dislike of city life; I took an immediate dislike to her.

  2. dislikeɪsˈlaɪk

    sth you do not like

    likes and dislikes

  3. dislike(verb)ɪsˈlaɪk

    to not like

    I disliked him from the first day.; She's always disliked cooking.


  1. dislike(Noun)

    An attitude or a feeling of distaste or aversion.

  2. dislike(Verb)

    To displease; to offend. (In third-person only.)

  3. dislike(Verb)

    To have a feeling of aversion or antipathy towards; not to like.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dislike(verb)

    to regard with dislike or aversion; to disapprove; to disrelish

  2. Dislike(verb)

    to awaken dislike in; to displease

  3. Dislike(noun)

    a feeling of positive and usually permanent aversion to something unpleasant, uncongenial, or offensive; disapprobation; repugnance; displeasure; disfavor; -- the opposite of liking or fondness

  4. Dislike(noun)

    discord; dissension

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'dislike' in Verbs Frequency: #980

Translations for dislike

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


strong feeling directed against a thing, person or idea

He doesn't go to football matches because of his dislike of crowds; He has few dislikes.

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