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in (or out of) favour

Definition of in or out of favour in English:

Meeting with (or having lost) approval: they were not in favour with the party
More example sentences
  • Other sites currently out of favour in my head are ones that were firm favourites three or six or twelve months ago.
  • The latter may not be in favour currently, but he surely doesn't deserve a punishment like that!
  • That means the representatives of the vast majority of the population are in favour.
Synonyms
popular, well liked, liked, favoured, well received, approved, admired, accepted, welcome, sought-after, in demand, desired, wanted
in disgrace, unpopular, in bad odour
informal in someone's bad/black books, in the doghouse
New Zealand informal in the dogbox
See parent entry: favour

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