Definition of cover oneself in/with glory
- Neither candidate has exactly covered himself in/with glory during this campaign.
: to guard from attack
: to have within the range of one's guns : command
: to hold within range of an aimed firearm
: something that protects, shelters, or guards: such as
: natural shelter for an animal
: a position or situation affording protection from enemy fire
: a person's self : one's own self
: one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self
: praise, honor, or distinction extended by common consent : renown
: worshipful praise, honor, and thanksgiving
: something that secures praise or renown
: to rejoice proudly
used to express surprise or delight
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