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  • interj. A somewhat formal greeting generally used between sunrise and sunset.
  • interj. A dismissal; sometimes used to express annoyance.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a farewell remark


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  • A woman could look at her and admire the sugar-cake “Marilyn”—the artifact of bleach and the expert teasing of a hairdresser, the makeup, the foundation like an iron maiden, the dresses she was sewn into—and still feel that on a good day and with kind lighting “I could look something like that.”

    All The Available Light

  • Our only good day at Boring included an hour-long, kidney-bruising bus ride to the firing range located somewhere out in the middle of Nowhere, Kuwait, where we needed to pop in and fire a clip of ammo to make sure our weapons had survived the long journey over the ocean.

    Paradise General

  • I had a feeling that a good day for Ms. Torrance would probably be a pretty bad day for me.

    The Killing Kind

  • Delight Higgins said goodbye, and Lucretia Carter wished her a good day and looked forward to their next meeting.

    City of Glory

  • "And a good day to you, T'gellan," Menolly said with a pert smile for the bronze rider as she poured klah for him.

    Dragon Drums

  • “And good day in return, Mistress Clark, for so I believe you are called,” said the visitor, sweeping inside.

    Morgan’s Run

  • He was trying to figure out a way to bid Mrs. Swann good day when another woman joined them.

    The Lightkeeper

  • Just about good day light Bragg's army came by and we had to wait until they got by.

    My life and travels,

  • “Yes, Tawney-eye,” said Leonore, in heartrending tones, “it isn't a good day at all.”

    The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him

  • “Low-Cost Tractor Forks!” when Sherri suddenly calls out from the stove, “Oh West, hon, the weatherman said the pollen count is low right now, so this would be a good day for you to take care of those weeds by the mailbox.”

    Disenchanted Princess


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