verb (used with object)

to have a distaste for; dislike.


distaste; dislike.

Origin of disrelish

First recorded in 1540–50; dis-1 + relish
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Examples from the Web for disrelish

Historical Examples of disrelish

  • Richling swung his head from side to side as an expression of disrelish.

    Dr. Sevier

    George W. Cable

  • Disrelish of the Norwegian expedition was now a reasonable thing.

    Love and Lucy

    Maurice Henry Hewlett

  • Be wary of him in the heart; especially be wary of the disrelish of brainstuff.

  • It is quite another kind of antipathy and disrelish which marks our time.

  • Gambling had no charm—he looked with disrelish at the cigarette he had but just lighted.

    Merton of the Movies

    Harry Leon Wilson

British Dictionary definitions for disrelish



(tr) to have a feeling of aversion for; dislike


such a feeling
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