Definition of uncalled for adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


uncalled for

BrE BrE//ʌnˈkɔːld fɔː(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˈkɔːld fɔːr//
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(of behaviour or remarks) not fair or appropriate synonym unnecessary His comments were uncalled for. uncalled-for comments
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: uncalled for