- time deducted from an inmate's sentence for good behavior while in prison.
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Examples from the Web for good-time
They who come to them now regard them as playthings, good-time centers for twelve or fourteen weeks.Fair Harbor
Joseph Crosby Lincoln
She enjoyed the talking, joking, "good-time" men in society, and chatted and danced with them with relish.The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him
Paul Leicester Ford
- (of a person) wildly seeking pleasure
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Word Origin and History for good-time
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Idioms and Phrases with good-time
see have a good time.
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