good time


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good′ time′


n.
Slang.
time deducted from an inmate's sentence for good behavior while in prison.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.good time - a highly pleasurable or exciting experiencegood time - a highly pleasurable or exciting experience; "we had a good time at the party"; "celebrating after the game was a blast"
experience - an event as apprehended; "a surprising experience"; "that painful experience certainly got our attention"
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They were all together (except Eureka) in the pretty rooms of the Princess, and the Wizard did some new tricks, and the Scarecrow told stories, and the Tin Woodman sang a love song in a sonorous, metallic voice, and everybody laughed and had a good time.
Having a good time," answered Rose, not at all startled.
An' I'll bet he's not particularly joyful at seein' others have a good time.
And some of them suggest plots to me, saying: "Please have Dorothy go to the Land of Oz again"; or, "Why don't you make Ozma and Dorothy meet, and have a good time together?
So we have over a month yet to have a good time in.
In good time,' said the locksmith, kindly, 'in good time--don't be down-hearted.
Then it was a very good time for talking, as we stood together under the shade of the large chestnut tree.
We had Jim out of the chains in no time, and when Aunt Polly and Uncle Silas and Aunt Sally found out how good he helped the doctor nurse Tom, they made a heap of fuss over him, and fixed him up prime, and give him all he wanted to eat, and a good time, and nothing to do.
But the other bird sneered at him for being a poor simpleton, who did all the hard work, while the other two stayed at home and had a good time of it.
They were at home in such good time that Kit had rubbed down the pony and made him as spruce as a race-horse, before Mr Garland came down to breakfast; which punctual and industrious conduct the old lady, and the old gentleman, and Mr Abel, highly extolled.
You have come in good time to fight our enemy and bring peace to all the animals of the forest once more.
If he left Heidelberg at the end of July they could talk things over during August, and it would be a good time to make arrangements.