no news is good news

Definition of no news is good news

  1. —used to say that one is told only the bad things about something We haven't heard from his teacher lately, but no news is good news.

Word by Word Definitions

newsplay
  1. :  a report of recent events

    :  previously unknown information

    :  something having a specified influence or effect

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


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