good evening ExamplesWord Origin interjection
- a conventional expression used at meeting or parting in the evening.
Origin of good evening First recorded in 1860–65 Examples from the Web for good evening Historical Examples of good evening
“Good-evening, Captain Rushton,” he said, with a forced smile.
To this Jennie assented, and cheerily bade him good-evening.
And we spoke no more until he said “Good-evening” to me at the door of No. 3.
“Good-evening,” responded the Doctor, and shook hands with each.
George W. Cable
“Good-evening,” she said, her attitude mechanically unbending.
British Dictionary definitions for good evening good evening sentence substitute
- a conventional expression of greeting or farewell used in the evening
Idioms and Phrases with good evening good evening
see under good day.