what's the good word

Definition of what's the good word

US, informal

  1. —used as a way of asking “How are you?” I haven't seen you in ages! What's the good word?

Word by Word Definitions

whatplay
  1. : used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of an object or matter

    : often used to ask for repetition of an utterance or part of an utterance not properly heard or understood

    :  who

  1. :  why

    :  in what respect :  how

  1. : used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of a person, object, or matter

    :  whatever

    :  any

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

wordplay
  1. :  something that is said

    :  talk, discourse

    :  the text of a vocal musical composition

  1. :  speak

    :  to express in words :  phrase


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