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



BrE BrE//ʌnˈwelkəm//
; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˈwelkəm//
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not wanted an unwelcome visitor To avoid attracting unwelcome attention he kept his voice down. opposite welcomeExtra examples Her part in the murder trial had attracted unwelcome publicity. Jones’s book revealed an unwelcome truth which no one really wanted to hear. Security cameras around the building keep out unwelcome visitors. The rise in interest rates will be unwelcome news for home owners.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: unwelcome