9 Grammatical Pitfalls

good evening

a conventional expression used at meeting or parting in the evening.
Origin of good evening
1860-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
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

sentence substitute
a conventional expression of greeting or farewell used in the evening
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Idioms and Phrases with good evening

good evening

see under good day
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for good evening

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for good

Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with good evening