adjective \-ˈfren(d)-lē\

: not kind or helpful

: not showing kind or friendly feelings

: harmful or unpleasant

Full Definition of UNFRIENDLY

:  not friendly: as
a :  hostile, unsympathetic <an unfriendly nation>
b :  inhospitable, unfavorable

Examples of UNFRIENDLY

  1. They were very unfriendly to us.
  2. <the unfriendly looks quickly warmed when we were recognized as long-unseen relatives>

First Known Use of UNFRIENDLY

15th century

Rhymes with UNFRIENDLY


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