unwelcome guest

Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.unwelcome guest - someone who gets in (to a party) without an invitation or without payingunwelcome guest - someone who gets in (to a party) without an invitation or without paying
interloper, intruder, trespasser - someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission
References in classic literature ?
How provoking it is, my dear Catherine, that this unwelcome guest of yours should not only prevent our meeting this Christmas, but be the occasion of so much vexation and trouble
Several questions were addressed to him, on the subject of the game he had killed, which he answered readily, and with some little interest; and the landlord, between whom and Natty there existed much cordiality, on account of their both having been soldiers in youth, offered him a glass of a liquid which, if we might judge from its reception, was no unwelcome guest.
The shrubs under the archway swayed and burst apart, as that unwelcome guest was shot out of them like a cannon-ball.
The King now began again to think how he could free himself from his unwelcome guests.
Their leaders were men who had sported so long with life, that when Thought and Wisdom came, even these unwelcome guests were led astray by the crowd of vanities which they should have put to flight.
But it seems to have taken a liking to my home and is now an unwelcome guest who refuses to leave -- everyone's worst nightmare.
The unwelcome guest spent the night there, forcing the victim to sleep on the sofa.
The celebrations are interrupted by an unwelcome guest while groom-to-be Kush struggles to resist Stacey's charms.
Debbie's manipulative future mother-inlaw isn't the most unwelcome guest though, as gangster Charlie turns up looking for the
If water becomes an unwelcome guest, NYC Duct Mold Water Cleanup is as close as a phone call.
It's so understated that we're not aware of a composer's style in the music, interposed like an unwelcome guest.
With grief having brought their problems to the surface though, will she prove to be an unwelcome guest or help them heal?