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good evening

a conventional expression used at meeting or parting in the evening.
1860-65 Unabridged
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Examples from the web for good evening
  • 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.
British Dictionary definitions for good evening

good evening

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a conventional expression of greeting or farewell used in the evening
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Idioms and Phrases with good evening

good evening

see under good day
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