someone or something that is positive, encouraging, uplifting, desirable, or the like.
Well vs. GoodSomeone may have told you you were wrong for saying, I’m good, instead of the more formal I’m well. But is the response I’m good actually incorrect? Not technically. Let’s explore the rules and conventions for these two words. Well is often used as an adverb. Adverbs can modify verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs. Good is most widely used as an adjective, meaning that it can …
Origin of good news
First recorded in 1970–75
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Examples from the Web for good news
If Obama presses on this good-news accelerator with too heavy a foot, the engine will backfire in a big way.Michael Tomasky: Obama’s Simple Convention Task Is to Tell the Truth|Michael Tomasky|September 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Don't believe the good-news pundits who say America's economy is coming back.