Definition of hate someone's guts in US English:

hate someone's guts


  • Feel a strong hatred for someone.

    • ‘Other economists hate your guts for selling out to the liberals.’
    • ‘Those on his good side appreciated his innovative methods, his sarcasm and how hard he pushed us, those who didn't respond hated his guts.’
    • ‘People give the impression that they hate his guts but he hasn't done anything to offend the public.’
    • ‘I'm pretty sure my brothers and sisters hated my guts.’
    • ‘I learnt that someone from my past who I thought liked me in fact hates my guts with a passion.’
    • ‘Of course, all Emperors can look forward to most people in the world hating their guts.’
    • ‘Then, I got an e-mail from her saying she hates my guts.’
    • ‘I was going out of the house this morning when my housemaid's kid, who hates my guts, hit me in the head with a rock.’
    • ‘When I went into the audience to interview people, she actually hit me and told me she hated my guts.’
    • ‘The rest of the country hates his guts and knows he is an evil tyrant.’
    loathe, detest, dislike greatly, abhor, abominate, despise, execrate, feel aversion towards, feel revulsion towards, feel hostile towards, be repelled by, be revolted by, regard with disgust, not be able to bear, not be able to stand, be unable to stomach, find intolerable, shudder at, recoil from, shrink from
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