good riddance


used to say that one is glad that someone is leaving or that something has gone
Winter is finally over, and I say good riddance!

Examples of good riddance in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For others, menopause parties are an opportunity to bid good riddance to painful or difficult periods. Margie Zable Fisher, Fortune Well, 10 Sep. 2023 Goodbye, good riddance and … good to see you again? Houston Mitchell, Los Angeles Times, 24 Aug. 2023 And merely dismissing Charney as an aberrant offender — the one bad apple, good riddance — is a too-tidy conclusion for why these messy, glittering worlds continue to captivate us. Dana Schwartz, Washington Post, 24 July 2023 Apple tv+’s Ted Lasso has concluded its final episode, and good riddance. Luther Ray Abel, National Review, 4 June 2023 And so in 1975, the Hotel Dallas (originally the Jefferson Hotel), a 12-story block built in 1917 on the southwest corner of Houston and Wood streets, was summarily demolished, goodbye and good riddance. Mark Lamster, Dallas News, 1 June 2023 The Late Show With Stephen Colbert is on hiatus this week, but TV’s other late-night hosts all took the opportunity to say good riddance with jokes about Carlson’s militant stance about the green M&M, his unsettling laugh, and his support for Russian president Vladimir Putin. Vulture, 25 Apr. 2023 See More

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“Good riddance.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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