Definition of reflected glory
: respect or admiration that a person gets because of something that someone else has done He enjoyed basking in the reflected glory of his famous brother's success.
Word by Word Definitions
: to turn into or away from a course : deflect
: to prevent passage of and cause to change direction
: to bend or fold back
: praise, honor, or distinction extended by common consent : renown
: worshipful praise, honor, and thanksgiving
: something that secures praise or renown
: used to express surprise or delight
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