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3.
To have a strong dislike or feeling of hate towards something, be it an action, person, or thing.
I detest studying--it makes me so tired and bored.

Some people detest me just because I win everything.
by Kairi Mi September 06, 2006
 
1.
When you hate//dislike someone with a burning passion, and you wish they would die.
I detest those preps.
by The Stef... July 22, 2005
 
2.
A french word also used in the english language meaning to hate or dislike someone/something alot
girl 1: i DETEST louise she really jars me
girl 2: i know she is such a bitch

Mum:here you go darling dinner time
Daughter:oh mum i told you before i detest carrots
by anti-romantic November 06, 2006