bask in the reflected glory

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Definition of bask in the reflected glory

: to experience self-gratification on the basic of the success of someone with whom one is associated parents who bask in the reflected glory of their children

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“Bask in the reflected glory.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bask%20in%20the%20reflected%20glory. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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