February 07, 2018
Learner's Word of the Day
detest /dɪˈtɛst/ verb
detest
/dɪˈtɛst/
verb

detests; detested; detesting

The child detests eating vegetables.
The child detests eating vegetables.
Learner's definition of DETEST

[+ object] formal

: to dislike (someone or something) very strongly

  • Those two really seem to detest [=hate, despise] each other.

  • She detested [=loathed] living in the city.

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