Definition of à la bonne heure in English:

à la bonne heure

exclamation

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  • ‘Fine’, ‘great’; ‘all well and good’; ‘so be it’.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Philip Stanhope (1694–1773), politician and diplomatist. From French à la bonne heure, lit. ‘at the right time’ from à (preposition) at, to + la, feminine definite article + bonne, feminine of bon good + heure hour, time.

Pronunciation

à la bonne heure

/ˌa lə ˌbɒn ˈəː//ˌa la ˌbɒn ˈəː//ˌɑː lɑː ˌbɒn ˈəː/