Definition of unwelcoming adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ʌnˈwelkəmɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˈwelkəmɪŋ//
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  1. 1(of a person) not friendly towards somebody who is visiting or arriving The locals were distinctly unwelcoming.
  2. 2(of a place) not attractive; looking uncomfortable to be in She went back to her cold unwelcoming house.
  3. opposite welcoming
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: unwelcoming