pet hate


pet hate
(someone's) pet hate British & Australian, American something that you do not like at all.

A pet hate of ours is telephone salesmen who phone just as we're sitting down to watch TV.

Cleaning the bathroom is my pet peeve.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • pet hate — pet aversion or pet hate noun A chief object of dislike • • • Main Entry: ↑pet * * * pet hate british phrase something that you dislike very much, or that makes you extremely angry My pet hate is people chewing gum with their mouths open.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pet Hate — For the term, see pet peeve .PET HATE is the name of a British heavy metal band who had a few albums out in the 1980s including bad publicity and the bride wore red .The band is named after the idea of a pet peeve …   Wikipedia

  • pet hate — British something that you dislike very much, or that makes you extremely angry My pet hate is people chewing gum with their mouths open …   English dictionary

  • pet hate — noun Something that is personally annoying; a personal dislike. Syn: pet peeve …   Wiktionary

  • ˌpet ˈhate — noun [C] British something that you dislike very much …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • someone's pet hate — (someone s) pet hate British & Australian, American something that you do not like at all. A pet hate of ours is telephone salesmen who phone just as we re sitting down to watch TV. Cleaning the bathroom is my pet peeve …   New idioms dictionary

  • somebody's pet hate — sb s pet ˈhate idiom (BrE) (NAmE sb s pet ˈpeeve) something that you particularly dislike Main entry: ↑petidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • pet — Ⅰ. pet [1] ► NOUN 1) a domestic or tamed animal or bird kept for companionship or pleasure. 2) a person treated with special favour. 3) used as an affectionate form of address. ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to or kept as a pet. 2) …   English terms dictionary

  • pet aversion — or pet hate noun A chief object of dislike • • • Main Entry: ↑pet …   Useful english dictionary

  • hate — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 strong feeling of dislike ADJECTIVE ▪ absolute, pure ▪ In her eyes he could see naked hate. VERB + HATE ▪ be filled with, be full of …   Collocations dictionary


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