unpleasant person

Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to unpleasant person: for each person, disreputable person
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.unpleasant person - a person who is not pleasant or agreeableunpleasant person - a person who is not pleasant or agreeable
unwelcome person, persona non grata - a person who for some reason is not wanted or welcome
aggravator, annoyance - an unpleasant person who is annoying or exasperating
alienator - an unpleasant person who causes friendly people to become indifferent or unfriendly or hostile
anathema, bete noire - a detested person; "he is an anathema to me"
prick, SOB - insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous
bore, dullard - a person who evokes boredom
cold fish - an aloof unemotional person
creep, spook, weirdie, weirdo, weirdy - someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric
critic - someone who frequently finds fault or makes harsh and unfair judgments
cynic, faultfinder - someone who is critical of the motives of others
egoist, egotist, swellhead - a conceited and self-centered person
grabber - an unpleasant person who grabs inconsiderately
crank, crosspatch, grouch, grump, churl - a bad-tempered person
incubus - someone who depresses or worries others
joker, turkey - a person who does something thoughtless or annoying; "some joker is blocking the driveway"
fiend, ogre, demon, monster, devil - a cruel wicked and inhuman person
oppressor - a person of authority who subjects others to undue pressures
pain in the neck, nuisance, pain - a bothersome annoying person; "that kid is a terrible pain"
pawer - a person who handles or caresses in a clumsy or overfamiliar manner
boor, churl, Goth, tike, tyke, barbarian, peasant - a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
pharisee - a self-righteous or sanctimonious person
pill - a unpleasant or tiresome person
prima donna - a vain and temperamental person
prude, puritan - a person excessively concerned about propriety and decorum
dirty dog, git, lowlife, puke, rotter, scum bag, skunk, so-and-so, stinker, stinkpot, bum, crumb, rat - a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible; "only a rotter would do that"; "kill the rat"; "throw the bum out"; "you cowardly little pukes!"; "the British call a contemptible person a `git'"
flouter, jeerer, mocker, scoffer - someone who jeers or mocks or treats something with contempt or calls out in derision
common scold, nag, nagger, scold, scolder - someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault
selfish person - a person who is unusually selfish
sneak - a person who is regarded as underhanded and furtive and contemptible
scorner, sneerer - a person who expresses contempt by remarks or facial expression
prig, snob, snoot, snot - a person regarded as arrogant and annoying
snorter - someone who expresses contempt or indignation by uttering a snorting sound
disagreeable woman, unpleasant woman - a woman who is an unpleasant person
arriviste, nouveau-riche, parvenu, upstart - a person who has suddenly risen to a higher economic status but has not gained social acceptance of others in that class
upstart - an arrogant or presumptuous person
vulgarian - a vulgar person (especially someone who makes a vulgar display of wealth)
grumbler, moaner, sniveller, squawker, whiner, bellyacher, complainer, crybaby - a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining
dirt ball, insect, louse, worm - a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in classic literature ?
'Pa, I am sorry to say,' returned Miss Fanny, who had by this time succeeded in goading herself into a state of much ill-usage and grievance, which she was often at great pains to do: 'that I believe her to be a friend of that very objectionable and unpleasant person, who, with a total absence of all delicacy, which our experience might have led us to expect from him, insulted us and outraged our feelings in so public and wilful a manner on an occasion to which it is understood among us that we will not more pointedly allude.'
Was the victim regarded as an unpleasant person? No.
Scrooge is a miserable, unhappy, unpleasant person. But, far from evidencing unethical business practices, when looked upon in their most favorable light, these alleged faults strongly support Scrooge's cause.
A spat followed which left social media users divided, with one calling Botham 'possibly the most unpleasant person I've ever heard on the radio' but some jumping to his defence claiming the presenter 'hijacked the agenda'.
Alexander Lambsdorff, an EU Parliament Vice-President, accused Le Pen of being "a nationalist, a racist", adding: "I know the woman from the European Parliament, a very unpleasant person."
Having said that, whatever motivated his voters, Trump himself is a pretty unpleasant person.
The point is, why should you give up a job you love for the sake of this one very unpleasant person? It might also help you to get closure and move on if you wrote to your previous school explaining why you left - it might make the bosses review things and prevent the same thing happening to anyone else.
Hillary is not seen as unlikable because she is an unpleasant person but because she is a powerful woman who has been the victim of a misogynistic smear campaign for decades.
He's not a racist or an unpleasant person. In fact he's a nice chap and I think he'll make a very good AM.
He writes, "There was Julius Streicher, whose shaven head was an ugly pink sea urchin," and characterizes Josef Goebbels as an "extraordinarily unpleasant person who physically resembled Nosferatu the Vampire of film legend" (38, 53).
He may be a thoroughly unpleasant person and he may be having an affair while living with your sister, but you shouldn't say anything unless you know for sure.