Definition of 'distaste'
Video: pronunciation of 'distaste'
Example sentences containing 'distaste'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
He was defending his boss's publicly expressed distaste for broccoli. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Setting aside questions of personal distaste, this reaction was both extreme and wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Was it a growing distaste for her task, or actual physical disability? The House of Mirth (1905)He was finding "a steadily growing distaste for political life '. THE GUARDSMEN (2004)I began to feel an extreme distaste for him. The Crossing-Place (1993)Many of us choose to let our distaste for discussing money win out; we keep our feelings inside. Christianity Today (2000)I feel the same distaste this week as we see two striking examples of this kind of dishonesty. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Couldn't they at least wait until we were safely home before expressing their distaste for what we were doing? Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)More than a few contemporary writers and artists expressed distaste for Britain's leader. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Decent charities, aware of public distaste for such methods, have abandoned them. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We found it all rather distasteful; these days if we feel distaste in the presence of disability, we have the grace to feel guilty. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Trends of 'distaste'
In Common Usage. distaste is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'distaste'
British English: distaste NOUN
If you feel distaste for someone or something, you dislike them and consider them to be unpleasant, disgusting, or immoral.
He looked at her with distaste.
Definition of distaste from the Collins English Dictionary
Fed up with the great British weather? Here’s how to afford that dream summer escape
The etymology behind 4 eggs-ellent Springtime words
We’ve explored the diverse etymology of 4 eggs-ellent words associated with spring.
Up Lit, Alexa Laugh & Meet Me at McDonald’s Hair: March’s Words In The News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this March with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.