unsavory: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (un-sā'vu-rē), [key]
— adj.
  1. not savory; tasteless or insipid: an unsavory meal.
  2. unpleasant in taste or smell; distasteful.
  3. unappealing or disagreeable, as a pursuit: Poor teachers can make education unsavory.
  4. socially or morally objectionable or offensive: an unsavory past; an unsavory person.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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