in (someone's) good graces

Definition of in (someone's) good graces

:liked and thought highly of by someone in authority
  • He works late to stay in his boss's good graces.

Word by Word Definitions

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

good play
  1. : of a favorable character or tendency

  2. : bountiful, fertile

  3. : handsome, attractive

  1. : something that is good

  2. : something conforming to the moral order of the universe

  3. : praiseworthy character : goodness

  1. : well

  2. used as an intensive

grace play graces
  1. : unmerited divine assistance given humans for their regeneration or sanctification

  2. : a virtue coming from God

  3. : a state of sanctification enjoyed through divine assistance

  1. : to confer dignity or honor on

  2. : adorn, embellish


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