Definition of “good evening” - English Dictionary

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“good evening” in British English

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good eveningexclamation

uk /ˌɡʊd ˈiːv.nɪŋ/ us /ˌɡʊd ˈiːv.nɪŋ/

A1 something you say to greet someone politely when you meet them in the evening

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  • Good evening, everyone!
  • Good evening. Welcome!

(Definition of “good evening” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“good evening” in American English

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good eveningexclamation

/ˌɡʊd ˈiv·nɪŋ/

used when greeting someone in the evening:

Good evening, Mr. Hopkins.

(Definition of “good evening” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)