Definition of outstay/overstay one's welcome
- As much as he has contributed to the company, he has outstayed his welcome and needs to go.
: to surpass in staying power
: to stay beyond the time or the limits of
: to greet hospitably and with courtesy or cordiality
: to accept with pleasure the occurrence or presence of
used to express a greeting to a guest or newcomer upon arrival
: received gladly into one's presence or companionship
: giving pleasure : received with gladness or delight especially in response to a need
: willingly permitted or admitted
: a greeting or reception usually upon arrival
: the state of being welcome
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