bask in the reflected glory

Definition of bask in the reflected glory

  1. :  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

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to lie or relax in a pleasant warmth or atmosphere

    :  to take pleasure or derive enjoyment

    :  to warm by continued exposure to heat

reflectplay reflected
  1. :  to turn into or away from a course :  deflect

    :  to prevent passage of and cause to change direction

    :  to bend or fold back

  1. :  praise, honor, or distinction extended by common consent :  renown

    :  worshipful praise, honor, and thanksgiving

    :  something that secures praise or renown

  1. : used to express surprise or delight

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to cast off or become cast off

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