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No grato

Definition of No grato

  1. Qualifying adjective that refers to someone or something that does not cause liking for a person or community. For example: Mario you are no grato here in this house, go away.


  1. In diplomacy, a person can be assigned with this qualifier when he incurs crimes or disagreements with the authorities of a given territory.
  2. In some cases, it can refer to a foreigner who is not accepted in a country and this has become the cause of disputes and even wars.


  1. Betado
  2. Forbidden
  3. Unpleasant
  4. Not accepted


  1. Permitted
  2. Accepted
  3. Pleasant


The expression “no grato” is the antonym of grato. The word grato is an adjective that comes from the Latin gratus and means “pleasant, pleasant or that causes acceptance by someone or something”. From this perspective “no grato” refers to someone or something that does not cause a person to like.

No grato or no grata is a phrase used in Spanish with great frequency. It is part of the formal language of many media and is fully accepted by the language authorities.


  1. No grato is a visible expression in literature and has been part of works that express the rivalry of powers and the wars declared to members of various countries.
  2. In January 2021, the Puerto Rican singer with the stage name Tempo released his song ungrato. The theme is a show of rivalry with some other artists and clearly denotes his dislike for some of his peers in the genre.
  3. Rap is a musical genre that uses rivalry a lot. For this reason, the appearance of songs like “No grato” by Tempo is not strange.