Definition of "love-hate" []

  • A relationship characterized by extreme conflicting emotions (noun)
  • Involving feelings of both love and hate, often simultaneously. (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "love-hate" in a sentence
  • "From Little Brother's "Slow It Down" to Foreign Exchange's "Valediction" to the track above, "Ball and Chain," from his solo project, Phonte knows how to breathe new life into the term "love-hate relationship.""
  • "Fans who gathered there to watch the Raiders play on Sunday repeatedly used the term "love-hate relationship" when describing Davis."
  • "For the first time in his life Eugene experienced the emotion that is a combination of desire and loathing and is usually called a love-hate relationship."