Definition of be in good or bad odor with someone in English:

be in good (or bad) odor with someone

Be in or out of favor with someone: the players were in bad odor with the fans
More example sentences
  • For a long time Lucas was in bad odour with military veterans.
  • The party does not want to be in bad odour with the United States again.
  • Well, the only real explanation is that Britain is in very bad odour with the Greeks because of the Elgin Marbles.
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