uncalled-for

adjective un·called-for \ ˌən-ˈkȯl(d)-ˌfȯr \

Definition of uncalled-for

1 :not called for or needed :unnecessary
2 :being or offered without provocation or justification
  • an uncalled-for display of temper
  • uncalled-for insults

First Known Use of uncalled-for

circa 1656


UNCALLED-FOR Defined for English Language Learners

uncalled-for

adjective

Definition of uncalled-for for English Language Learners

  • : not necessary or appropriate : not called for


UNCALLED-FOR Defined for Kids

uncalled-for

adjective un·called-for \ ˌən-ˈkȯld-ˌfȯr \

Definition of uncalled-for for Students

:not needed or wanted :not proper
  • uncalled-for remarks


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