good night

interjection

Definition of good night

used to express good wishes in the evening especially when someone is leaving or going to sleepGood night. I'll see you in the morning.

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“Good night.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/good%20night. Accessed 4 Apr. 2020.

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