[ mis-lahyk ]
/ mɪsˈlaɪk /

verb (used with object), mis·liked, mis·lik·ing. Archaic.

to dislike.
to displease.


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Origin of mislike

before 900; Middle English misliken, Old English mislīcian. See mis-1, like2


mis·lik·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for mislike

/ (mɪsˈlaɪk) archaic /

verb (tr)

to dislike

noun Also: misliking

dislike or aversion

Derived forms of mislike

misliker, noun
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