something that recommends (or expresses commendation of) a person or thing as worthy or desirable
- His uncle put in a good word for him at City Hall.
- Her brother put in a good word for her boyfriend to her parents.
- Good words and ill deeds deceive wise and fools.
- He promised to put in a good word for them.
- Good word and ill deed deceive wise men and fool.
- He never has a good word to say for me.