overstay one's welcome

Definition of overstay one's welcome

  1. :  to stay somewhere as a guest longer than one should

Word by Word Definitions

  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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