Definitions for unsavory

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word unsavory

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unsavory, unsavoury, offensive(adj)

    morally offensive

    "an unsavory reputation"; "an unsavory scandal"

  2. distasteful, unsavory, unsavoury(adj)

    not pleasing in odor or taste

Wiktionary

  1. unsavory(Adjective)

    Not savory; without flavor.

  2. unsavory(Adjective)

    Of bad taste; distasteful.

  3. unsavory(Adjective)

    Making an activity undesirable.

  4. unsavory(Adjective)

    Disreputable, not respectable, of questionable moral character.

    His unsavory reputation as a mobster came back to haunt him when he ran for mayor of New York.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unsavory in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unsavory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Scott Prendergast:

    I have lived and worked in New York City my whole life and it is definitely starting to remind me of the 1980s as far as unsavory characters being a lot more visible.

  2. Aaron Fischer:

    When you actually crack a prostitution ring or crackdown on junkets, that's always going to create a lot of headlines. Short term, it might be painful to see these unsavory things.

  3. Charles Krauthammer:

    His facts are wrong. Staples has said that the policy in place was instituted a decade ago, so it was not instituted as a way to get around Obamacare, but he makes it sound as if getting around a law, meaning responding to the incentives that are written into the law, is somehow unsavory. And he talks about that, it's the same way he talks about everything that's private enterprise.

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