- a conventional expression used at meeting or parting in the afternoon.
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Examples from the Web for good afternoon
You can tell them all the rest, and I will wish you good-afternoon.The First Violin
"Good-afternoon, Miss Ruth," said the old nobleman, nodding and smiling.Aunt Rachel
David Christie Murray
"Good-afternoon, my man," said the stars and wreath in the centre in a high, piping voice.The Long Roll
"Good-afternoon," she returned, passing on through the room.
The dresser rose, murmured: "Good-afternoon, miss," and went.Beyond
- a conventional expression of greeting or farewell used in the afternoon
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