verb (used with object), loathed, loath·ing.
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Origin of loathe
OTHER WORDS FROM loatheloath·er, nounun·loathed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for loathe
Republicans loathe public sector unions—unless they represent cops or firefighters.
I may loathe what Richard Spencer has to say, but I will defend, unequivocally, his right to say it.American Racist Richard Spencer Gets to Play the Martyr in Hungary|James Kirchick|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Consider Spirit Airlines, the dirt-cheap carrier everyone loves to loathe.
I switched on the June 16 USA vs. Ghana World Cup match looking for things to loathe.
She also has the potential to raise money nationally from the netroots and others on the left who loathe Emanuel.
I detest the idea that marriage changes our views, Margery; I loathe it.The Country House|John Galsworthy
No doubt the wealth for which you have cast a true heart aside, and wedded a man you loathe, will make you completely happy.Sharing Her Crime|May Agnes Fleming
They began to loathe it, to upbraid its steadfastness with spoken curses or unrestrained tears.The Pillar of Light|Louis Tracy
I want to do decent things and I loathe cads, but all the same I do caddish things myself.Changing Winds|St. John G. Ervine
Didst thou love the drink, or loathe it when thou wast drinking it?A Christian Directory (Volume 1 of 4)|Richard Baxter