Try Our Apps


Avoid these words. Seriously.

good time

noun, Prison Slang.
time deducted from an inmate's sentence for good behavior while in prison. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for good time
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • But in good time the Lybian pipe warns us that the feast is ready.

    Philothea Lydia Maria Child
  • You'll get into the game all right, and I'll see that you have a good time.

    The Spenders Harry Leon Wilson
  • The word went about that Schwitter's was no place for a good time.

    K Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • They don't do anything, you know—they travel around and have a good time.

    K Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • If it were not for the necessity of bread and clothing, what a good time a fellow might have.

Slang definitions & phrases for good time

good time

noun phrase

Time deducted from a prison term for good behavior: a period of solitary confinement and a loss of ''good time'' (1870+ Prison)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source
Idioms and Phrases with good time

good time

The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for good time

Word Value for good

Scrabble Words With Friends