Definition of dislike noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//dɪsˈlaɪk//
    ; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈlaɪk//
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  1. 1  [uncountable, singular] dislike (of/for somebody/something) a feeling of not liking somebody/something He did not try to hide his dislike of his boss. She took an instant dislike to the house and the neighbourhood.
  2. 2  [countable, usually plural] a thing that you do not like I've told you all my likes and dislikes.
  3. Extra examples He glanced at her with cold dislike. Her husband developed a strong dislike for the dog. I took an instant dislike to my new colleague. I’ve told you all my likes and dislikes. In spite of their mutual dislike and hostility, they often worked together. My father has a great dislike of long hair on boys. Several committee members expressed their intense dislike of the chairman. She felt dislike rather than sympathy as he told his story. She had a deep dislike for Robert’s wife. She threw him a look of active dislike. Sonia stared at me with dislike and distrust. their dislike of central government
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