wear out one's welcome

Definition of wear out one's welcome

  1. :  to be no longer welcome to stay in a place because one has stayed too long, been impolite, etc. After staying for a week, she felt she had worn out her welcome.

Word by Word Definitions

wearplay
  1. :  to bear or have on the person

    :  to use habitually for clothing, adornment, or assistance

    :  to carry on the person

  1. :  the act of wearing :  the state of being worn :  use

    :  clothing or an article of clothing usually of a particular kind

    :  clothing worn for a special occasion or popular during a specific period

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

welcomeplay
  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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