loather
noun see loathe

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Loather — Loath er, n. One who loathes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • loather — loathe ► VERB ▪ feel hatred or disgust for. DERIVATIVES loather noun. ORIGIN Old English, related to LOATH(Cf. ↑loath) …   English terms dictionary

  • loather — See loathe. * * * …   Universalium

  • loather — noun One who loathes …   Wiktionary

  • loather — n. person that loathes, hater …   English contemporary dictionary

  • loather — loath·er …   English syllables

  • loather — noun one who hates or loathes • Syn: ↑abominator • Derivationally related forms: ↑loathe, ↑abominate (for: ↑abominator) • Hypernyms: ↑hater …   Useful english dictionary

  • loathe — loather, n. /lohdh/, v.t., loathed, loathing. to feel disgust or intense aversion for; abhor: I loathe people who spread malicious gossip. [bef. 900; ME loth(i)en, lath(i)en, OE lathian, deriv. of lath LOATH] Syn. detest, abominate, hate. Ant.… …   Universalium

  • abominator — noun one who hates or loathes • Syn: ↑loather • Derivationally related forms: ↑loathe (for: ↑loather), ↑abominate • Hypernyms: ↑hater …   Useful english dictionary

  • Maiden — Maid en, v. t. To act coyly like a maiden; with it as an indefinite object. [1913 Webster] For had I maiden d it, as many use. Loath for to grant, but loather to refuse. Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] {Maiden grass}, the smaller quaking grass. {Maiden… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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