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good morning

interjection
1.
a conventional expression at meeting or parting in the morning.
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  • Did he say good-by or good morning in that last letter, Bonnie Bell?

    The Man Next Door Emerson Hough
  • When they met Fish in the road they stepped aside and said "good morning, sir."

    Ancient Man Hendrik Willem van Loon
  • "good morning, Mr. Leatherby," said Philip, coming up at that moment.

    Winning His Way Charles Carleton Coffin
  • Then, good morning to you, sir—you and I can never understand one another.

  • Aren't you going to say 'good morning' to him, if he is your friend?

British Dictionary definitions for good morning

good morning

sentence substitute
1.
a conventional expression of greeting or farewell used in the morning
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Idioms and Phrases with good morning

good morning

see under good day
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