disgust definition, meaning - what is disgust in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “disgust”

See all translations

disgust

noun [U] uk   us   /dɪsˈɡʌst/
C2 a strong feeling of disapproval and dislike at a situation, person's behaviour, etc.: She walked out in disgust. We are demonstrating to show our anger and disgust at the treatment of refugees. He resigned from the committee in disgust at the corruption. Beresford, much to his disgust, was fined for illegal parking.

disgust

verb [T not continuous] uk   us   /dɪsˈɡʌst/
to make you feel extreme dislike or disapproval: Doesn't all this violence on TV disgust you?
Translations of “disgust”
in Arabic قَرَف…
in Korean 역겨움…
in Malaysian jijik…
in French écœurer…
in Turkish tiksinti, nefret, iğrenme…
in Italian disgusto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 厭惡,憎惡,反感…
in Russian отвращение, омерзение…
in Polish obrzydzenie, wstręt…
in Vietnamese làm phẫn nộ…
in Spanish asquear, repugnar…
in Portuguese repugnância, asco, revolta…
in Thai ทำให้สะอิดสะเอียน…
in German anekeln…
in Catalan repugnància…
in Japanese 嫌悪…
in Indonesian menjijikkan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 厌恶,憎恶,反感…
(Definition of disgust from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of disgust?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “disgust” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

cost/charge the earth

to cost, charge, etc. a lot of money

Word of the Day

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Read More 

dumbwalking noun

April 20, 2015
walking slowly, without paying attention to the world around you because you are consulting a smartphone He told me dumbwalking probably wouldn’t be a long-term problem.

Read More