Definition of 'loathe'
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It is perfect whether you love or loathe the festive season. The Sun (2016)She loathed the idea of being seen as a victim. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Love it or loathe it, this is the future. The Sun (2017)There is clearly much that he loathes about modern life. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You either love him or loathe him. The Sun (2015)Do you want to revamp your home but loathe the idea of spending your weekends painting walls? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Magpies have been feared and loathed for centuries. The Sun (2014)And why do they loathe him so much? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Will we love them or loathe them? The Sun (2008)He is both feared and loathed in equal measure. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The film is broadly sympathetic to a leader who is either loved or loathed. The Sun (2012)It is about the rich assortment of characters who love or loathe them. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is hard to square the idealistic hardman with the fear and loathing he commanded at the time. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But he fears and loathes failure. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He loathed the idea of sending more troops to Afghanistan. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Where there is fear are loathing, there are investment opportunities. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He is loved and loathed for the same reasons, honesty and integrity. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I loathe the idea that this may be so. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I just loathed the whole idea of being a soldier. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I approve of the former idea and loathe the latter. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For a tribe who are loathed so much, Etonians do rather well. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's all about what they are wearing, what their hair looks like and how much they loathe each other. The Sun (2013)We pretty much loathed them for most of the year because it really wasn't cool turning up at school wearing grandma's woolly socks. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'loathe'
British English: loathe /ləʊð/ VERB
If you loathe something or someone, you dislike them very much.
The critics loathed this play.
- American English: loathe
- Arabic: يَكْرَهُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: detestar
- Chinese: 厌恶
- Croatian: prezirati
- Czech: štítit se
- Danish: afsky
- Dutch: verafschuwen
- European Spanish: aborrecer
- Finnish: halveksia
- French: exécrer
- German: verabscheuen
- Greek: απεχθάνομαι
- Italian: detestare
- Japanese: ひどく嫌う
- Korean: 몹시 싫어하다
- Norwegian: avsky
- Polish: nienawidzić
- European Portuguese: detestar
- Romanian: a detesta
- Russian: чувствовать отвращение
- Spanish: aborrecer
- Swedish: avsky
- Thai: เกลียดชัง
- Turkish: tiksinmek
- Ukrainian: відчувати відразу
- Vietnamese: ghê tởm
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