reflected glory

noun

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.

Learn More About reflected glory

Dictionary Entries Near reflected glory

reflect credit on

reflected glory

reflected impedance

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for reflected glory

Cite this Entry

“Reflected glory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reflected%20glory. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!