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Definition of "mislike" [mis•like]

  • To disapprove of; dislike. (verb-transitive)
  • Archaic To displease. (verb-transitive)
  • Disapproval; dislike. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "mislike" in a sentence
  • "One of the things I mislike about fan fiction is its NAME."
  • "See, my concern is that our merely complaining about it may provoke them into defending themselves by pointing to the values of Free speech, accusing their critics of censorship (a poor argument, but people who mislike criticism mistake it for censorship all the time), or by saying, "Well, we WARNED you not to enter this thread if you're easily offended, so if you came in anyway and got offended that's your own fault!""
  • "How shall the marriage be brought about, seeing I mislike to open the matter?"