good day

{interj.} Hello or goodbye. - Used as a formal greeting or salute when you meet or leave someone during the day. * /Miss Rogers said, "Good day!" when she met her friend on the street./ * /Mr. Lee said "Good day!" and left the office./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • good day — {interj.} Hello or goodbye. Used as a formal greeting or salute when you meet or leave someone during the day. * /Miss Rogers said, Good day! when she met her friend on the street./ * /Mr. Lee said Good day! and left the office./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • good day — CONVENTION (formulae) People sometimes say Good day instead of Hello or Goodbye . [OLD FASHIONED] Well, I d better be off. Good day to you …   English dictionary

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