Definition of be in good (or bad) odour with in English:

be in good (or bad) odour with

phrase

informal
  • Be in (or out of) favour with (someone)

    ‘I want him in good odour again with his king’
    • ‘Well, the only real explanation is that Britain is in very bad odour with the Greeks because of the Elgin Marbles.’
    • ‘I made a point of arguing this case in the morning editorial meetings, and that put me in a very bad odour with Kevin Marsh, the editor.’
    • ‘The party does not want to be in bad odour with the United States again.’
    • ‘For a long time Lucas was in bad odour with military veterans.’