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good afternoon

interjection

Definition of good afternoon

somewhat formal

  1. —used to say hello to someone in the afternoon <Good afternoon! Thanks for calling.>



Word by Word Definitions

goodplay
  1. :  of a favorable character or tendency

    :  bountiful, fertile

    :  handsome, attractive

  1. :  something that is good

    :  something conforming to the moral order of the universe

    :  praiseworthy character :  goodness

  1. :  well

    : used as an intensive

afternoonplay
  1. :  the part of day between noon and sunset

    :  a relatively late period (as of time or life)


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