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good news

noun, Informal.
1.
someone or something that is positive, encouraging, uplifting, desirable, or the like.
Origin of good news
1970-1975
1970-75
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  • Heidi, in her happiness, could hardly wait to bring the old woman the good news.

    Heidi Johanna Spyri
  • She had from her also good news of the state of the village.

    Deerbrook Harriet Martineau
  • "That is old news, and good news, and new news," Tennyson responded.

    Moody's Stories Dwight Lyman Moody
  • "I trust, Mr. Hurd, you have come with good news," said the widow.

    The Opal Serpent Fergus Hume
  • Of course, we sent post-haste to tell the good news of this victory to our long-suffering envoy at the French court.

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