not have a good word for


not have a good word for
not have a good word for phrase
to think that someone or something is not very good

He never seems to have a good word for me.

Thesaurus: to hate or dislike someone or somethingsynonym
Main entry: word

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • not have a good word for — to think that someone or something is not very good He never seems to have a good word for me …   English dictionary

  • not have a good word to say for somebody — not have a good word to ˈsay for sb/sth idiom (informal) to never say anything good about sb/sth • Nobody had a good word to say about him. Main entry: ↑wordidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • not have a good word to say for something — not have a good word to ˈsay for sb/sth idiom (informal) to never say anything good about sb/sth • Nobody had a good word to say about him. Main entry: ↑wordidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • Good word — Word Word, n. [AS. word; akin to OFries. & OS. word, D. woord, G. wort, Icel. or[eth], Sw. & Dan. ord, Goth. wa[ u]rd, OPruss. wirds, Lith. vardas a name, L. verbum a word; or perhaps to Gr. rh twr an orator. Cf. {Verb}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Word for word — Word Word, n. [AS. word; akin to OFries. & OS. word, D. woord, G. wort, Icel. or[eth], Sw. & Dan. ord, Goth. wa[ u]rd, OPruss. wirds, Lith. vardas a name, L. verbum a word; or perhaps to Gr. rh twr an orator. Cf. {Verb}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • word — word1 [ wɜrd ] noun *** ▸ 1 unit of language ▸ 2 short conversation/talk ▸ 3 news/information ▸ 4 of advice/praise etc. ▸ 5 things someone says/sings ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count a single unit of written or spoken language: The Latin word for a table… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • word — I UK [wɜː(r)d] / US [wɜrd] noun Word forms word : singular word plural words *** 1) [countable] a single unit of written or spoken language The first word that many babies speak is Mama . Can you read the words on this page? The Latin word for a… …   English dictionary

  • good — good1 W1S1 [gud] adj comparative better [ˈbetə US ər] superlative best [best] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(of a high standard)¦ 2¦(skilful)¦ 3¦(what you want)¦ 4¦(pleasant/enjoyable)¦ 5¦(successful/correct)¦ 6¦(suitable)¦ 7¦(useful)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • good — 1 /gUd/ adjective comparative better, superlative best /best/ 1 OF A HIGH STANDARD of a high standard: a good reputation | a good quality cloth | a good Muslim | This book is not as good as her last one. | His test scores were good, but hers were …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • word — word1 W1S1 [wə:d US wə:rd] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(unit of language)¦ 2 somebody s words 3 have a word 4 want a word 5 not hear/understand/believe a word 6 without (saying) a word 7 say a word/say a few words 8 a word of warning/caution/advice/thanks etc 9… …   Dictionary of contemporary English