be in bad odor with (someone)(redirected from were in bad odor with)
be in bad odor with (someone)
To be the target of another's anger or unhappiness. I've been in bad odor with Tiffany ever since she found out that I started that rumor about her. You will be in bad odor with the boss if you keep coming into work late.
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be in good/bad ˈodour (with somebody)(formal) have/not have somebody’s approval and support: He’s in rather bad odour with his boss at the moment.
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