British Dictionary definitions for good riddance
Word Origin and History for good riddance
Idioms and Phrases with good riddance (1 of 2)
Also, good riddance to bad rubbish. A welcome loss or departure. This expression is often used as an exclamation. For example, The principal has finally retired, and most of the teachers are saying, “Good riddance!” or When Jean decided to give up her violin her relieved family quietly said, “Good riddance to bad rubbish.”. [Late 1700s]
Idioms and Phrases with good riddance (2 of 2)
see good riddance.