Translation of "uncalled-for" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ʌnˈkɔːld.fɔː/ us /-kɑːld.fɔːr/ disapproving

If a criticism, insult, remark, or action is uncalled-for, it is unfair, rude, or unkind and therefore considered to be unnecessary.

fuera de lugar
an uncalled-for remark
There’s no reason to make personal comments – that was completely uncalled-for.

(Translation of “uncalled-for” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /anˈkoːldfoː/

(of actions, remarks etc ) unnecessary and usually rude

fuera de lugar; impertinente
Some of his comments were a bit uncalled-for.

(Translation of “uncalled-for” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)