Definition of persona grata in English:

persona grata

Line breaks: per|sona grata
Pronunciation: /pəˌsəʊnə ˈɡrɑːtə
, pəː-/

noun (plural personae gratae /-niː, -tiː/)

A person, especially a diplomat, acceptable to certain others: in my last term I became persona grata to a group of Newnham College girls


Latin, from persona (see persona) + grata, feminine of gratus 'pleasing'.

Definition of persona grata in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day hypnopompic
Pronunciation: ˌhɪpnə(ʊ)ˈpɒmpɪk
relating to the state immediately preceding waking up