out of favor
phrasal unpopular, disliked <
was out of favor with his neighbors

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Out of favor — Out Out (out), adv. [OE. out, ut, oute, ute, AS. [=u]t, and [=u]te, [=u]tan, fr. [=u]t; akin to D. uit, OS. [=u]t, G. aus, OHG. [=u]z, Icel. [=u]t, Sw. ut, Dan. ud, Goth. ut, Skr. ud. [root]198. Cf. {About}, {But}, prep., {Carouse}, {Utter}, a.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • out of favor — index blameful, repugnant (exciting aversion) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • out of favor — adverb : under displeasure : disliked; also : not popular : neglected certain ideas … however much obscured and out of favor for a time, live on C.I.Glicksberg * * * lacking or having lost approval or popularity proper dancing has gone out of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • out of favor — Synonyms and related words: at a discount, despised, discredited, disgraced, disliked, in Dutch, in bad, in bad odor, in bad repute, in discredit, in disfavor, in disgrace, in disrepute, loaded with shame, lowly, misprized, misunderstood, out of… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • out of favor — not in favor, not popular …   English contemporary dictionary

  • out of favor — idi no longer liked or approved of …   From formal English to slang

  • out of favor with — (smb) not have a person s goodwill They have been out of favor with their boss for a few months now …   Idioms and examples

  • out-of-favor industry or stock — An unpopular industry or stock that usually has a low price earnings ratio. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …   Financial and business terms

  • fall out of favor — v. fall from grace, lose popularity, lose favor, fall from a position of high respectfulness and esteem …   English contemporary dictionary

  • out of favour — UK US UK (US out of favor) adjective (also out of favour, out of favor [only before noun]) ► investments, products, or services that are out of favour are no longer popular with investors or consumers: »Shares in the out of favour… …   Financial and business terms

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