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good word

1. A friendly, amiable, and positive regard for someone or something. He was my favorite professor, always a smile on his face and a good word for everybody. I don't understand why she stays in the same job if she never has a good word to say about it.
2. Positive or favorable information. I just got the good word from the realtor—we got the house!
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good word

1. A favorable comment: She put in a good word for me.
2. Favorable news.
See also: good, word
References in classic literature ?
Then he took Robin Hood upon his back and spoke neither good word nor bad till he came to the other side.
And afterwards, from Spider, and Pat, and C]am, and Johnny Heinhold, and others, came the tips that Old Scratch liked me and had nothing but good words for the fine lad I was.
I would have given them good words, but there was no room for it, two fiery dragons could not have been more furious than they were; they tore my clothes, bullied and roared as if they would have murdered me; the mistress of the house came next, and then the master, and all outrageous, for a while especially.
I gave the master very good words, told him the door was open, and things were a temptation to me, that I was poor and distressed, and poverty was when many could not resist, and begged him with tears to have pity on me.
When he came in from hunting, and found that we had been driven away, he gave up all his wages, and followed us, that he might speak good words for us to the white captain.
14 (BNA): Good Word Society Honorary President His Highness Shaikh Isa bin Ali bin Khalifa Al-Khalifa stressed the importance of voluntary work as a religious, national and social value to be cultivated.
Summary: New Delhi [India], December 22 (ANI): After a record-breaking opening and good word of mouth from the critics, 'The Last Jedi' seems to be facing a backlash from many ardent fans of 'Star Wars' for its thin narrative.
Good Word Society honorary chairman Shaikh Isa bin Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa received Watani Al Emarat Foundation director general Dherar Belhoul Al Falasi.
If the Pope is writing on twitter, it is not because he wants to shine as a pop-star but because he wants to be where the people are to spread the good word - on the twitter, facebook, the internet of instant communication and not in the sacristies of the churches or in the air-conditioned comfort halls of great cathedrals which are all deserted these days especially in Europe and Americas.
Harry said Mauricio is a right good lad and that he would put in a good word for us.
In Word Ways of May 1998 (page 128) my Removing Embedded Letter Patterns took uninterrupted palindromic and tautonymic sequences out of words to leave a good word by joining the remaining letters at the beginning and end of the word.
Dar al Atta'a Association recently participated in the third annual awards of the Sheikh Issa bin Ali al Khalifa Prize for Volunteer Work in Bahrain, which is organised by Good Word Society.
I DON'T think I've ever had a good word to say about Tony Blair, maybe apart from conceding that he is a brilliant actor and orator.
Students were divided into two categories from Grade 6 to 8 and Grade 9 to 13 as they competed in events like debate, elocution, dumb charades, what's the good word, creative writing, 20 questions, collage and just a minute.
The award ceremony is organised annually by the Good Word Society in Bahrain to recognise figures from around the Arab World for making a difference through volunteering.