[ UK /ʌnfɹˈɛndli/ ]
[ US /ənˈfɹɛndɫi/ ]
  1. not friendly
    an inimical critic
    an unfriendly act of aggression
  2. not disposed to friendship or friendliness
    an unfriendly action to take
    an unfriendly coldness of manner
  3. not easy to understand or use
  4. very unfavorable to life or growth
    a hostile climate
    an uncongenial atmosphere
    an uncongenial soil
    the unfriendly environment at high altitudes
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How To Use unfriendly In A Sentence

  • The art world can be a profoundly unfriendly and unbalanced place. Times, Sunday Times
  • Developers, well those that meet Apple's firm and unfriendly terms and conditions, have helped this by creating 5,000 new applications for the handheld gogglebox, meaning that it's big numbers all round at Apple - particularly we imagine in the App Store and Ibook store accounting departments. The Inquirer
  • So the bottom line is that just about any car, even one powered by bio-diesel, is eco-unfriendly to some degree. A fast food morning with the Tesla Roadster Sport - Boing Boing
  • Visitors who come to a cold, unfriendly church are not likely to return. Christianity Today
  • An unfriendly man pursues selfish ends ; he defies all sound judgment.
  • Given the choice of landing in unfriendly Syria or ditching, he was forced to make a cutter landing at night, and he hasn't forgotten.
  • A herring gull with a crab claw in its beak stood on the harbour wall, observing me with pale, unfriendly eyes. Times, Sunday Times
  • With her striking beauty, it became imperative for her to learn how to frown and look unfriendly when she went outside. Times, Sunday Times
  • They said hi back, but coldly and with a smile that seemed unfriendly and strange.
  • Fleetwood that the owner of the Theatre was a "stubborne fellow," and advised that he be sent for and "bounde" -- would have given advice and information so unfriendly to their own manager, and there cannot be the slightest doubt that Burbage was "the owner" of the Theatre from 1576 to Shakespeare's Lost Years in London, 1586-1592
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