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- interj. Alternative form of goodbye.
- n. Alternative form of goodbye.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a farewell remark
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"_No no, no no, you'll see, you'll see -- good-bye, good-bye_," was the answer which came at once.
In a smooth, slow, steady pace it made its way down to the word good-bye.
Break out the very cold champagne and toast the phrase good-bye.
We stood there absorbing the atmosphere while the pilot finished unloading our gear, removed the rocks from under his tires, and rolled down the field and back into the sky without saying a word of good-bye.
He called good-bye to her and the children; she heard their distracted reply and her own silence.
It’s because they’ve never heard the word good-bye.
And then one day she’d left with barely a word of good-bye.
I hoped they were so absorbed that I could escape from the house just by calling a good-bye into the den as I passed the doorway.
That word good-bye hung over our heads for the next few weeks; it became a part of everything we did.
They’d called good-bye to their father, still lingering over coffee and the business section, hustled past the kitchen where the countertops were crammed with boxes of chocolate and the sink was filled with dirty dishes, and climbed into the station wagon.
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