verb (abhors, abhorring, abhorred)[with object]
late Middle English: from Latin abhorrere, from ab- 'away from' + horrere 'to shudder'
Spell abhor and the related word abhorrent with an h after the b.
she abhorred bacon and ham.
If a verb ends with a single vowel plus a consonant, and the stress is at the end of the word (as in refer), double the last letter when adding -ing or -ed: (abhors, abhorring, abhorred).