good evening

a conventional expression used at meeting or parting in the evening.

1860–65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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World English Dictionary
good evening
sentence substitute
a conventional expression of greeting or farewell used in the evening

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Idioms & Phrases

good evening

see under good day.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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Example sentences
All things equal, the pizza magnate had a pretty good evening.
The soldier wishes them a good evening, turns around, and leaves the barrack.
Then he wishes us all a good sleep and a good evening.
Good evening, and thank you for inviting me to speak to you.
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