- a conventional expression used at meeting or parting in the evening.
Origin of good evening
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Historical Examples of good evening
"Good-evening, Captain Rushton," he said, with a forced smile.Brave and Bold
To this Jennie assented, and cheerily bade him good-evening.Jennie Baxter, Journalist
And we spoke no more until he said “Good-evening” to me at the door of No. 3.The First Violin
“Good-evening,” responded the Doctor, and shook hands with each.Dr. Sevier
George W. Cable
“Good-evening,” she said, her attitude mechanically unbending.The Golden Woman
- a conventional expression of greeting or farewell used in the evening
see under good day.