what price glory/fame

Definition of what price glory/fame

used to suggest that glory/fame may not be worth what a person has to lose or give up in order to get it

Word by Word Definitions

what play
  1. used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of an object or matter

  2. often used to ask for repetition of an utterance or part of an utterance not properly heard or understood

  3. : who

  1. : why

  2. : in what respect : how

  1. used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of a person, object, or matter

  2. : how remarkable or striking for good or bad qualities

  3. : whatever

price play
  1. : value, worth

  2. : the quantity of one thing that is exchanged or demanded in barter or sale for another

  3. : the amount of money given or set as consideration for the sale of a specified thing

  1. : to set a price on

  2. : to find out the price of

  3. : to drive by raising prices excessively

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

  2. : worshipful praise, honor, and thanksgiving

  3. : something that secures praise or renown

  1. : to rejoice proudly

  1. used to express surprise or delight

fame play
  1. : public estimation : reputation

  2. : popular acclaim : renown

  3. : rumor

  1. : report, repute

  2. : to make famous


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