having a clear dislike of (something) : strongly opposed to (something) He seems to be averse to exercise. No one is more averse to borrowing money than he is.
Note: Averse to is often used in negative statements. She is not averse to taking chances. [=she is willing to take chances]
press that engages in sensational journalism (especially concerning the private lives of public figures) As with most shallow celebrities they will be set up to fail by the gutter press ... (About Prince William wedding)
(of insects or animals) be present (in a place or site) in large numbers, typically so as to cause damage or disease:the house is infested with cockroaches
(as adjective, in combination -infested) shark-infested waters
An individual with extensive knowledge in one or more aspects of business who helps a start-up company that lacks expertise in those areas. The firm has a network of 50-plus "knowledge angels" — advisers from across Canada who lead high-growth firms.
An imposingly long building, particularly one that houses a commercial enterprise, such as a factory or hotel. Another aspect of the towns we build today is the use of three types of building : the bungalow, the skyscraper and the landscraper (factory) spread out all over the landscape in loose functions of suburb, downtown and industrial zone.