pet hate(redirected from pet hates)
A source of annoyance for one; a pet peeve. Ugh, my pet hate is people who chew with their mouths open.
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Fig. something that is disliked intensely and is a constant or repeated annoyance. My pet hate is being put on hold on the telephone. Another pet hate of mine is having to stand in line.
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your, his, etc. pet ˈhate(British English) (American English your, his, etc. pet ˈpeeve) something that you particularly dislike: She didn’t mind people smoking, but her pet hate was people blowing smoke in her face.
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