distaste

[ dis-teyst ]
/ dɪsˈteɪst /

noun

dislike; disinclination.
dislike for food or drink.

verb (used with object), dis·tast·ed, dis·tast·ing.

Archaic. to dislike.

Origin of distaste

First recorded in 1580–90; dis-1 + taste

Synonym study

1. See dislike.
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British Dictionary definitions for distaste

distaste

/ (dɪsˈteɪst) /

noun

(often foll by for) an absence of pleasure (in); dislike (of); aversion (to)to look at someone with distaste

verb

(tr) an archaic word for dislike
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Word Origin and History for distaste

distaste


n.

1590s, from dis- + taste.

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