noun (plural personae non gratae /pərˈsōnē nän ˈgrätē/)
An unacceptable or unwelcome person: from now on, these yellow journalists can consider themselves personae non gratae Compare with persona grata.
More example sentences
- In 1980, thee couple was declared personae non gratae by the convention, and letters were sent requesting that they not return from their furlough.
- Rumours thickened as they spread and she and her three daughters were practically declared personae non gratae.
Latin, from persona (see persona) + non 'not' + grata, feminine of gratus 'pleasing'.
Definition of persona non grata in:
- The British & World English dictionary