Definitions

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  • adj. Capable of being hated.
  • adj. Deserving hatred; detestable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being, or deserving to be, hated; odious; detestable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable or worthy of being hated; odious.

Etymologies

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hate +‎ -able

Examples

  • I think the word he wanted to coin was “hatable,” but he could have expressed his hateful twisted views without twisting the English language if he were familiar with the word “desipicable” (he should not be despicable but, if he must be, he should use “despicable”).

    Matthew Yglesias » The Anti-Terror Right’s Incentive Problem

  • Geez, he's just about the most-hatable character ever.

    Channel Surfing with C.T. | the TV addict

  • LOWRY: He is not as hatable as Newt, that's the problem.

    CNN Transcript Dec 30, 2001

  • Finances apart, the short movie is another result of zombie-state conditioning; no one enters a theater with the comfortable assumption that no matter who the people in the movie are, or how lovable or hatable they may be, one will only have to be involved with them for 119 minutes or less.

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  • It was good to have definite information, to know that this Miles Morgan was hatable.

    The Madigans

  • But, I need either a likeable or hatable character.

    Irish Blogs

  • DVD Talk: It was just odd to find people asking, why are these people so hatable?

    DVD Talk

  • Christian Laettner has long been the standard bearer as the most hatable player, possibly in college basketball history.

    Kentucky Sports Radio

  • I really don't see him as a hatable character, whereas Jean Todt on the otherhand ...

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  • Cleese created a very believable, hatable persona.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz

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