in glowing terms

in glowing terms

In a very complimentary, positive, or favorable manner. You must have really impressed your teachers because they speak about you in very glowing terms. That reviewer talked about the film in glowing terms, so I kind of want to see it now.
See also: glow, term

in glowing terms

Fig. using words of praise; using complimentary expressions. The college president described his accomplishments in glowing terms and awarded him with an honorary degree.
See also: glow, term

in glowing ˈterms/ˈcolours

(British English) (American English in glowing ˈterms/ˈcolors) in a very positive way: He describes Manchester in glowing terms. I never realized it was such an interesting place.He spoke of her performance in the movie in glowing terms.
See also: colour, glow, term
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The driver spoke of the brave students' actions in glowing terms and believes that the young heroes saved many lives: "I was so proud of the way the older children responded.
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Flashbulbs flash, administrators administer pats on the back, local dignitaries speak in glowing terms about the facility--it's an auspicious occasion.
He discussed qualities of the characters in glowing terms, ignoring completely each of the African American characters.