or hate·watch, hate watch
verb (used with object)
to watch (a TV show, movie, video, actor, etc.) that one professes to dislike, often with the intention to mock or criticize.
verb (used without object)
to engage in this activity.
a show, movie, etc., that one hate-watches: What's your hate-watch these days?
the activity of hate-watching: a two-hour hate-watch.
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