Translation of "good" - English-Italian dictionary

good

adjective uk /ɡʊd/ (comparative better, superlative best)

A1 enjoyable or nice

buono, bello
a good book
Did you have a good time at the party?

A1 of a high quality

buono
The food at this restaurant is very good.

A1 able to do something well

bravo
Anna is a good cook.
I’m not very good at wrapping presents.

A1 kind or helpful

buono, gentile
My friends were very good to me when I was ill.

A1 something you say when you are pleased about something

bene
Oh good, he’s arrived at last.
be good for someone

A1 to have a positive or useful effect on someone

fare bene a qualcuno
Fruit is good for you.

A1 informal something that you say when a person asks how you are or how someone you know is

bene
“How are you, Emily?” “I’m good, thanks!”

A2 A good child or animal behaves well.

buono, bravo

A2 suitable or satisfactory

buono, opportuno
When would be a good time to call?

B1 morally right

buono
a good person
be as good as gold

(of a child) to behave very well

essere buono come un angelo
She’s been as good as gold all morning.

(Translation of “good adjective” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)