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



(especially US English unsavory) adjective
BrE BrE//ʌnˈseɪvəri//
; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˈseɪvəri//
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unpleasant or offensive; not considered morally acceptable an unsavoury incident Her friends are all pretty unsavoury characters. More Like This Words that look like opposites, but aren’t different/​indifferent, interested/​disinterested, famous/​infamous, flammable/​inflammable, savoury/​unsavoury, sensible/​insensible, valuable/​invaluableSee worksheet.