Definition of disagreeable adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌdɪsəˈɡriːəbl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪsəˈɡriːəbl//
    (formal) Describing unpleasant traits
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  1. 1not nice or enjoyable synonym unpleasant a disagreeable smell/experience/job
  2. 2(of a person) rude and unfriendly synonym unpleasant a disagreeable bad-tempered man Are you always as disagreeable as this when you don’t get what you want? See related entries: Describing unpleasant traits
  3. opposite agreeable
    Word Originlate Middle English (in the sense ‘discordant, incongruous’): from Old French desagreable, based on agreer ‘agree’.Extra examples a rather disagreeable man He had the disagreeable job of identifying the body. It was one of the most disagreeable experiences she had ever had.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: disagreeable