Definition of hater in English:



  • 1A person who greatly dislikes a specified person or thing.

    ‘a man hater’
    ‘he's not a hater of modern music’
    • ‘Yet, the party is crawling with confederates, anti-semites and anti-immigrant haters.’
    • ‘I'm not an Abba lover but then I'm not an Abba hater either, just a bit indifferent.’
    • ‘He's a misogynist, homophobic, woman hater.’
    • ‘So, the municipal officials are hounded by indignant dog haters to get rid of the mongrels.’
    • ‘This is a bad night for Hillary haters.’
    • ‘Except for the hard-core Clinton haters, people liked this president because they identified with both his failures and his successes.’
    • ‘Or perhaps even if you just remove the virulent anti-America haters who are Communists.’
    • ‘His views upon religion were exceedingly broad, and he was a hearty hater of shams of all descriptions.’
    • ‘There will come a day when there are more Boyle lovers than haters.’
    • ‘He is a writer of fiction, a self taught hardware guru, and a hater of all things bureaucratic and process-oriented.’
    • ‘But I even more a hater of Verizon's customer support, becuase of their amazing cluelessness.’
    • ‘Channel Seven's Glenn Milne is the biggest Beazley hater.’
    • ‘And I think the "fat girl" has more character and personality than the fat girl hater.’
    • ‘Grinches, Scrooges and general Christmas haters will crack nasty smiles when they see that movie.’
    • ‘If anything, they ran even further from the Clinton haters in their own party than the Democrats did from the Bush haters in Boston this year.’
    • ‘Such people often end in becoming furious haters of all who differ with them and in so hating expend their force in tearing themselves to pieces.’
    • ‘Overall Storyeum isn't for everyone, especially the cynical or haters of live theatre.’
    • ‘This is isn't helped by the fact that lad culture deems feminists as mad, butch man haters with hairy armpits!’
    • ‘Support groups are professional and not disgruntled haters of doctors.’
    1. 1.1informal A negative or critical person.
      ‘she found it difficult to cope with the haters’
      • ‘Mayor Willie W. Herenton, who is black, has called his critics "haters."’
      • ‘Haters, that's what they are, just haters!’
      • ‘We are not trying to brag about our lifestyles we in fact are just defending them against haters.’
      • ‘The core threat to democracy is not in the White House, it's the haters themselves.’
      • ‘These haters are everywhere and he is just left gasping in shock.’
      • ‘Haters will hate these tracks, for essentially the same reasons.’
      • ‘I think fanboys are much worse than haters, at least haters are sometimes entertaining, especially when they don't intend to be.’
      • ‘We have to preempt the haters.’
      • ‘A story of how hate destroys the hater.’
      • ‘We can be passionate lovers of Jesus, but we can no longer be passionate haters.’
      • ‘The real bigots and haters are you, Michael Moore and the liberal media elites.’
      • ‘Lewis is also a great hater.’
      • ‘This is what hate-speech laws do - punish people who point out the haters, while leaving the haters untouched.’
      • ‘Sounds like a bunch of jealous haters to me’
      • ‘Facebook has been a particularly vitriolic breeding ground for the haters.’
      • ‘He actually called me a hater, just like online.’
      • ‘There are too many haters around these days.’
      • ‘Can you believe that there are these haters on the internet with an entire website dedicated to being mean to Andrew?’
      • ‘More now on the suspect, an alleged killer, but pretty clearly a proven hater.’
      • ‘Far from flying in the face of English academic freedom, maybe the latest haters are simply reverting to type.’