An unacceptable or unwelcome person.‘from now on, these yellow journalists can consider themselves personae non gratae’Compare with persona grata
pariah, persona non grata, reject, leper, untouchableView synonyms
- ‘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.