Advertisement

Definition of "good word" [good word]

  • Commendation; favorable account. (noun)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "good word" in a sentence
  • "He'd received a phone call yesterday from a Father Grady, Shelley's assistant or bum-boy or whatever, suggesting that a show of penitence might motivate certain powerful parties to put a good word in with previous and potential employers."
  • "He was known to be a very useful servant to them, especially in the night (when he was fierce as a lion; but in the day the gentlest, lovingest creature that could be), and, as they said, all the neighbours had a good word for this dog."
  • "I felt very proud yesterday when I read T. R.'s good word in the"