dislike etymology

English word dislike comes from English like, English despiteous

Detailed word origin of dislike

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
like English (eng) (colloquial) As, the way.. As if; as though. (golf) The stroke that equalizes the number of strokes played by the opposing player or side.. (sometimes as the likes of) Someone similar to a given person, or something similar to a given object; a comparative; a type; a sort. (Liverpool, Geordie) Used to place emphasis upon a statement. (colloquial) A mild intensifier.. (colloquial) indicating [...]
despiteous English (eng) Dispiteous.. Full of contempt or ill will; opprobrious; insulting.
dislike English (eng) (Internet) To give a negative review.. (obsolete, transitive) To displease; to offend. (In third-person only.) [16th-19th c.]. (transitive) To have a feeling of aversion or antipathy towards; not to like. [from 16th c.] An attitude or a feeling of distaste or aversion.

Words with the same origin as dislike

Descendants of like
likable likish