disapprove of (someone or something)

(redirected from disapprove of one)

disapprove of (someone or something)

To regard someone or something as unacceptable or inappropriate. The boss frequently disapproves of our very long lunches on Friday afternoons. My mother disapproves of the length of my skirt, but I think it's just fine.
See also: disapprove, of
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

disapprove of someone or something

to object to someone or something. I disapprove of her choice for maid of honor. Do you disapprove of me?
See also: disapprove, of
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
See also:
References in periodicals archive ?
It is important to criticize or perhaps disapprove of one's enemy for the sake of creating a strong counter-narrative but it would be a foolish move to consider the opponent as impotent or weak.