good time


: the right moment to do something or for something to happen
Is this a good time for me to come over?
This is as good a time as any.

Examples of good time in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Alabama native wrote songs that connected with listeners in a way few artists do, about feelings and urges that bind us all: love, heartbreak, and wanting to have a good time. Matt Wake |, al, 15 Sep. 2023 Alissa seemed to be a typical 17-year-old who liked to have a good time. Allie Weintraub, ABC News, 15 Sep. 2023 The Caribbean racing season begins in early January, so now is a good time to check crew place availability and lock in your spot. Helen Iatrou, Robb Report, 14 Sep. 2023 Bashful even in her own acceptance speech, the singer’s main priority for the night was having a good time and supporting her peers. Larisha Paul, Rolling Stone, 13 Sep. 2023 Ice Spice Performs For Dion Lee After Party Rapper Ice Spice gave NYFW a good time with her after party performance for fashion brand Dion Lee. Kerane Marcellus, Essence, 12 Sep. 2023 The idea is to have a good time, and Waititi knows how to give audiences that. Peter Debruge, Variety, 10 Sep. 2023 But, different from other lines, Virgin’s vibe was engaging, and knowing that passengers were all there without kids, all looking to have a good time, changed the atmosphere. Josh Rivera, USA TODAY, 7 Sep. 2023 If the host is ready to have a good time, everybody else is gonna have a good time. Abby Wilson, Better Homes & Gardens, 6 Sep. 2023 See More

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“Good time.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

Legal Definition

good time

: a deduction for good behavior made from a convict's term of imprisonment
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