pet hate


pet hate
pet aversion or pet hate noun
A chief object of dislike
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Main Entry:pet

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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.

Thesaurus: something that you hatesynonym
Main entry: pet

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noun, pl ⋯ hates [count]
Brit :pet peeve

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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