Definition of there's no (or little or not much) love lost between in English:

there's no (or little or not much) love lost between

phrase

  • There is mutual dislike between (the people mentioned)

    ‘there's no love lost between Scott and me’
    • ‘There is not much love lost between the competitors.’
    • ‘‘There is certainly no love lost between the two teams,’ he said.’
    • ‘There was not much love lost between the two cities, and that intense civic pride was reflected by local radio.’
    • ‘There is often little love lost between lawyer and defendant especially if the client goes to jail.’
    • ‘Certainly there will be no love lost between not only the players of these two clubs, but also between the two teams' coaching staffs.’
    • ‘The fact that there is no love lost between champion and contender has added spice to their battles in recent years; they respect each other, of course, but that's about the limit of their mutual feelings.’
    • ‘There is little love lost between the former monopolist and the new competitors.’
    • ‘There's obviously no love lost between Eddie and Tim.’
    • ‘These nations have a long history of warfare and there is little love lost between any of them.’
    • ‘There is little love lost between them, although mutual respect burns strongly.’