[ US /ənˈseɪvɝi/ ]
  1. morally offensive
    an unsavory reputation
    an unsavory scandal
  2. not pleasing in odor or taste
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How To Use unsavory In A Sentence

  • If anything he is a decent copper and he'll usually only collar unsavoury characters. The Sun
  • Once again we appeal to these unsavoury people to please stop this silly nonsense.
  • The other aspect of her conservatism which seems most unsavoury today is her hostility to feminism.
  • It was a pretty unsavoury incident. The Sun
  • Some were caked with layer upon layer of old food, others burbled ominously with fresh unsavory indelicacies.
  • Eminent French aviator ordered to the ground and sent home for conspiring with unsavory babu to smuggle undesirables to Katmandu, which is forbidden territory! Jimgrim
  • It was an unsavoury situation for us and I am very disappointed in it.
  • And what opponents of the United States could not be delighted that the current administration, in the name of unrealizable ideals, has made a project of destabilizing the whole world by abandoning friendly countries and allies because it is too delicate and self-concerned to tolerate that they are at times unsavory? Memorial Day Beyond Stone and Steel
  • This path dependency has created a foreign policy where the U.S. props up unsavoury governments which they destruct only years later.
  • With this in mind, 'climategate' - the scandal over hacked emails by prominent climate scientists - looks sinister rather than just unsavory. Information Liberation
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