hater

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See also: hâter, hatër, and Hater

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English hatere, equivalent to hate +‎ -er. Compare Old English hetend, hettend (enemy, literally hater). Cognate with Dutch hater (hater), German Hasser, Hässer (hater), Danish hader (hater), Swedish hatare (hater), Icelandic hatari (hater).

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hater (plural haters)

  1. One who hates.
    • 1976, Harry R. Boer, A Short History of the Early Church, page 46:
      In addition to the basic charge that Christians were atheists was the charge that they were also haters of mankind.
  2. (slang, derogatory) One who expresses unfounded or inappropriate hatred or dislike, particularly if motivated by envy.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From haten +‎ -er.

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hater m (plural haters, feminine haatster)

  1. hater (someone who hates)
  2. hater, enemy or criticaster.
    Hater, hater, hou je snater.
    Hater, hater, shut your trap.

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Middle English[edit]

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A back-formed singular from Old English hæteru, a plurale tantum.

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hater (plural hateren or hatres or hater)

  1. A piece of clothing.
  2. A rag; worn clothing.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From hat +‎ -er.

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hater m (definite singular hateren, indefinite plural hatere, definite plural haterne)

  1. hater
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hater

  1. present of hate

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English hater.

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hater m, f (plural haters)

  1. hater
    Synonym: opositor
    Antonyms: , apoiador, seguidor

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English hater.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈxeiteɾ/, [ˈxei̯.t̪eɾ]

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hater m or f (plural haters)

  1. hater
    Synonym: odiador

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According to Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) prescriptions, unadapted foreign words should be written in italics in a text printed in roman type, and vice versa, and in quotation marks in a manuscript text or when italics are not available. In practice, this RAE prescription is not always followed.