Definition of be in someone's good or bad graces in English:
Be regarded by someone with favour (or disfavour).
- In this multicultural world, people from those other cultures demand that they be treated as equal, command the same respect and be in our good graces.
- She guessed that it probably belonged to one of the slaves that were in the queen 's good graces.
- We introduced ourselves and he promised coffee around the halfway point of our night, and by then he was in my good graces.