Definitions for unsavory
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unsavory, unsavoury, offensive(adj)
"an unsavory reputation"; "an unsavory scandal"
distasteful, unsavory, unsavoury(adj)
not pleasing in odor or taste
Not savory; without flavor.
Of bad taste; distasteful.
Making an activity undesirable.
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.
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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.
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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