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good time

noun, Prison Slang.
1.
time deducted from an inmate's sentence for good behavior while in prison.
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Examples from the web for good time
  • Wednesdays might be optimal because the middle of the week is a good time for a change of pace.
  • You're building something of value this year, and now's a good time to stand back for a moment and appreciate it.
  • Now is a good time to plant fall and winter vegetables.
  • Anarchy was replaced by a good time and the general tone and tenure was far more civilized and restrained.
  • However, perhaps this is a good time to look toward the private sector to continue that exploration.
  • So it's a good time for researchers to consider spirituality-from a scientific point of view.
  • We'll show you a special good time and a lifelong experience.
  • Unfortunately a gamma ray burst is not a good time for a human to be without radiation shielding.
  • In short, if there was ever a good time to provoke a hydrate meltdown it would be now.
  • If you are full and there is no danger, this is a good time to take a nap.
Slang definitions & phrases for good time

good time

noun phrase

Time deducted from a prison term for good behavior: a period of solitary confinement and a loss of ''good time'' (1870+ Prison)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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good time

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