dislike

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dis- +‎ like.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɪsˈlaɪk/, /ˈdɪslaɪk/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪk

Noun[edit]

dislike (plural dislikes)

  1. An attitude or a feeling of distaste or aversion.
  2. (usually in the plural) Something that a person dislikes (has or feels aversion to).
    Tell me your likes and dislikes.
  3. (Internet) An individual vote showing disapproval of, or lack of support for, something posted on the Internet.

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Verb[edit]

dislike (third-person singular simple present dislikes, present participle disliking, simple past and past participle disliked)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To displease; to offend. (In third-person only.) [16th-19th c.]
  2. (transitive) To have a feeling of aversion or antipathy towards; not to like. [from 16th c.]
  3. (Internet) To give a negative review.
    Rebecca Black's Friday video is notorious for being one of the most disliked videos in YouTube history.

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