transitive verb Date: before 12th century 1. archaic displease 2. dislikemislike noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • Mislike — Mis*like (m[i^]s*l[imac]k ), v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Misliked} (m[i^]s*l[imac]kt ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Misliking}.] [AS. misl[=i]cian to displease. See {Like}, v.] To dislike; to disapprove of; to have aversion to; as, to mislike a man. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mislike — Mis*like , n. Dislike; disapprobation; aversion. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mislike — index disaffect Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • mislike — (v.) O.E. mislician to be displeasing; see MIS (Cf. mis ) (1) + LIKE (Cf. like) (v.). Sense of to be displeased with is attested from 1510s. Related: Misliked; misliking …   Etymology dictionary

  • mislike — [mik līk′] vt. misliked, misliking 1. Archaic DISPLEASE 2. Now Rare to be displeased at; dislike n. Now Rare dislike; disapproval …   English World dictionary

  • mislike — verb /mɪˈslʌɪk/ a) To displease. Mote not mislike you also to abate / Your zealous hast, till morrow next againe / Both light of heauen, and strength of men relate [...]. b) To dislike; to disapprove of; to have aversion to. ‘Much as we may… …   Wiktionary

  • mislike — misliker, n. /mis luyk /, v.t., misliked, misliking. Archaic. 1. to dislike. 2. to displease. [bef. 900; ME misliken, OE mislician. See MIS 1, LIKE2] * * * …   Universalium

  • mislike — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. condemn, disdain, not care for; see dislike . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb To have a feeling of aversion for: dislike, disrelish. Archaic: distaste. Idiom: have no use for. See LIKE. II noun An attitude or feeling of… …   English dictionary for students

  • mislike — v. a. 536 B. v. n. O. and N. 344 …   Oldest English Words

  • mislike — verb &noun archaic dislike …   English new terms dictionary

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