Origin of good evening
Examples from the Web for good evening
For fear, then, you should fancy to burn the eighth, I'll wish you good-evening!In the Days of My Youth|Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards
Frank bowed, and bidding the two good-evening, left the room.The Cash Boy|Horatio Alger Jr.
"I wish you the good-evening and a welcome, Mademoiselle," he said.Painted Veils|James Huneker
Good-evening, Miss Davenport; but he hesitated, as though he dared not venture to offer his hand.Wee Wifie|Rosa Nouchette Carey
As I made my way into the porch, a very big man without his coat passed me with a civil 'good-evening.'Uncle Max|Rosa Nouchette Carey
British Dictionary definitions for good evening
Idioms and Phrases with good evening
see under good day.