the good old days

plural noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the good old days

: a period of time in the past that a person thinks were pleasant and better than the present time
  • In the 1960s, everything seemed possible. Those were the good old days.

Word by Word Definitions

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

old play
  1. : dating from the remote past : ancient

  2. : persisting from an earlier time

  3. : of long standing

  1. : one of a specified age

  2. : old or earlier time

days play
  1. : in the daytime repeatedly : on any day


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