What does unsavory mean?

Definitions for unsavory
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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.

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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

Examples of unsavory in a Sentence

  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. Anuj Somany:

    It is unfortunate but an unsavory fact that most people can like, comment and share on social media circle on anything provided it means nothing actually to care about anyone but just fun.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    Regardless of what unsavory picture that has been painted of governmental organization, it is still far better than private corporation in appreciating the talent of working professionals.

  5. Josh Shapiro:

    Purdue ignored the safety of Pennsylvanians, some of whom died as a result of the illegal and suspicious prescriptions written by these doctors. Purdue took full advantage of the situation. They targeted doctors with unsavory practices, they lied to sell more drugs, and as a result, they pumped our commonwealth with as much Oxy as possible.

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