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Definition of reflected glory noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

reflected glory

 noun
noun
BrE
 
; NAmE
 
[uncountable] (disapproving)
 
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admiration or praise that is given to somebody, not because of something that they have done, but because of something that somebody connected with them has done She basked in the reflected glory of her daughter's success.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: reflected glory