unwelcome guest

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n unwelcome guest someone who gets in (to a party) without an invitation or without paying
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Usage

In literature:

Mostly it confined its visitations to unwelcome guests.
"Tales of Fantasy and Fact" by Brander Matthews
The man not having any money was an unwelcome guest, and they had no use for him.
"Danger! A True History of a Great City's Wiles and Temptations" by William Howe
Nor did Master Meadow Mouse and his cousins guess that they were to have an unwelcome guest that night.
"The Tale of Master Meadow Mouse" by Arthur Scott Bailey
To this question she would give a ready answer, and speed the unwelcome guest on his way.
"Curious, if True" by Elizabeth Gaskell
The unwelcome guest took the hint.
"Sir Walter Ralegh" by William Stebbing
To Brenda and Herbert the change was typical of the whole difference these unwelcome guests would make in their lives.
"Queensland Cousins" by Eleanor Luisa Haverfield
As it happened, James was away, and mother had to meet her unwelcome guests supported only by her young children.
"Children's Literature" by Charles Madison Curry
She was an unwelcome guest.
"Famous Privateersmen and Adventurers of the Sea" by Charles H. L. Johnston
The unwelcome guest was not sure but that the woman would lift him bodily and fling him out of doors.
"Reels and Spindles" by Evelyn Raymond
They run and twist about as if they felt they were unwelcome guests.
"Scenes in the Hawaiian Islands and California" by Mary Evarts Anderson
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In poetry:

Then in vain o'er tower and turret
From the walls and woodland nests,
When the minster bells rang noontide,
Gathered the unwelcome guests.
"Walter Von Der Vogelweid" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Therefore I hope, as no unwelcome guest,
At your warm fireside, when the lamps are lighted,
To have my place reserved among the rest,
Nor stand as one unsought and uninvited!
"The Seaside And The Fireside : Dedication" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

In news:

A University of Florida researcher says luxury hotels in the United States are increasingly playing host to unwelcome guests: bedbugs.
Mobile Depot had an unwelcome guest early Thursday morning.
A Tampa-area woman found an unwelcome weekend guest in her bathroom — a 7-foot alligator.
On today's "Irregularly Scheduled Programming," Karl Rove's last stand at the White House, the naked beer thief speaks, and an unwelcome guest floats into a public pool.
The snapping turtle found last week in the Greer Road pond owned by Jack and Nancy Allen is an unwelcome guest as far as the Alaska Department of Fish and Game is concerned.
Summer Mummers had an unwelcome guest last friday night that really stunk up the place.
Man took wedding cards from Pa. (AP) — State police say they plan to file charges against a rather unwelcome wedding guest.
We were grateful for so many ears to hear and eyes to see the sadness that hung around our home like an unwelcome house guest.
Leaving her calling cards all over the area, Hurricane Sandy was a rude guest, especially unwelcome to local businesses.
Strong storms could roust the Syracuse area today and might become an unwelcome guest at Memorial Day weekend events as well, the National Weather Service says.
The unwelcome guest walked right onto a Univision news set in Miami during a meteorologist's live broadcast.
Europe's Unwelcome Guests The Nation.
Rosemary Drisdelle: PARASITES: TALES OF HUMANITY'S MOST UNWELCOME GUESTS part 2.
Inquiry welcomes back ROSEMARY DRISDELLE for Part Two of a discussion on her delightfully disturbing book PARASITES: TALES OF HUAMNITY'S MOST UNWELCOME GUESTS.
Miley Cyrus managed to avoid an especially unwelcome guest on her Los Angeles property early Saturday morning.
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