dislike
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /dɪsˈlaɪk/, /ˈdɪslaɪk/
Noun

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.
Translations Verb

dislike (dislikes, present participle disliking; past and past participle disliked)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To displease; to offend. (In third-person only.) [16th-19th c.]
    • 1603, Michel de Montaigne, chapter 12, in John Florio, transl., The Essayes, […], book II, printed at London: By Val[entine] Simmes for Edward Blount […], OCLC 946730821 ↗:
      customes and conceipts differing from mine, doe not so much dislike {{transterm
  2. (transitive) To have a feeling of aversion or antipathy towards; not to like. [from 16th c.]
  3. (Internet) To leave a vote to show disapproval of, or lack of support for, something posted on the Internet.
    Rebecca Black's "Friday" video has gained notoriety for being one of the most disliked videos in YouTube history.
Synonyms Antonyms Translations
  • French: ne pas aimer
  • German: ablehnen
  • Italian: non piacersi
  • Portuguese: não gostar de, desgostar de
  • Russian: не люби́ть
  • Spanish: desagradar, no gustar, aversión



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