from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Variant of loath.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Alternative form of loath.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • See loath, loathly, etc.
  • adj. strongly opposed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See loath.
  • n. A German unit of weight, varying in different localities from 225 to 270 grains troy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. unwillingness to do something contrary to your custom
  • adj. (usually followed by `to') strongly opposed


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  • is it fair to say many instances of loth, or loths, turn one a sloth?

    December 15, 2007

  • Variant of loath.

    December 15, 2007