outstay/overstay one's welcome

Definition of outstay/overstay one's welcome

  1. :  to be no longer welcome to stay in a place because one has stayed too long, been impolite, etc. As much as he has contributed to the company, he has outstayed his welcome and needs to go.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  overstay

    :  to surpass in staying power

  1. :  to stay beyond the time or the limits of

  1. :  to greet hospitably and with courtesy or cordiality

    :  to accept with pleasure the occurrence or presence of

  1. : used to express a greeting to a guest or newcomer upon arrival

  1. :  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

  1. :  a greeting or reception usually upon arrival

    :  the state of being welcome

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