well and good

Acceptable, all right, as in If you can get a better discount elsewhere, well and good. This redundant phrase was first recorded in 1699.


Nearby words

  1. welfarism,
  2. welkin,
  3. welkom,
  4. well,
  5. well advised,
  6. well begun is half done,
  7. well done,
  8. well dressing,
  9. well in,
  10. well log

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