no news is good news

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of no news is good news

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

news play
  1. : a report of recent events

  2. : previously unknown information

  3. : something having a specified influence or effect

good play
  1. : of a favorable character or tendency

  2. : bountiful, fertile

  3. : handsome, attractive

  1. : something that is good

  2. : something conforming to the moral order of the universe

  3. : praiseworthy character : goodness

  1. : well

  2. used as an intensive


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