good evening


somewhat formal
used to say hello to someone in the evening
Good evening, everyone.

Examples of good evening in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Good morning for those of you out west and probably good evening for those of you who may be tuning in from Europe or points farther east. Hillary Rodham Clinton, Foreign Affairs, 23 Mar. 2021 On the 13th hour of the third day of a two-country trip, President Biden stepped onstage at a news conference in Vietnam and bid reporters there a good evening. Katie Rogers, New York Times, 11 Sep. 2023 Pronounced a-loh-ha a-hee-yah-hee This one means good evening. Julia Warren, Travel + Leisure, 7 June 2023 Major turned to leave, and Bryant told him to have a good evening. Carol Robinson |, al, 31 May 2023

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“Good evening.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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