Definition of goodnight in English:

goodnight

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  • Expressing good wishes on parting at night or before going to bed.

    ‘‘Goodnight, sweet dreams’ he murmured’
    ‘the lawyer said goodnight and went home to bed’
    ‘she kissed Melanie goodnight’
    • ‘When they said goodnight, she slipped Adam her number and gave him a kiss on the cheek.’
    • ‘Then she kissed him on the cheek, said goodnight and was in the door before Shaun had enough time to respond.’
    • ‘Everyone said goodnight and made their way to their respective bedrooms.’
    • ‘He ruffled her hair slightly, and then said goodnight and left the room.’
    • ‘I said goodnight to her, and snuck out the front door after she locked up.’
    • ‘I was too embarrassed to look at him when I clicked the light off and said goodnight.’
    • ‘The hour was getting late and the families said goodnight to each other.’
    • ‘Sliding Ashley's board back into its proper place, he gave her a kiss on the cheek and said goodnight.’
    • ‘She nodded as he said goodnight and didn't even hear him close the door.’
    • ‘Feeling tense I said goodnight myself and ambled off to my room for the night.’
    • ‘She quickly plugged her cell phone number into his phone and with another kiss they said goodnight and parted.’
    • ‘Telling us she might drop by, she cleared our tables and said goodnight.’
    • ‘If it wasn't that then they either gave me a thumbs up or said goodnight.’
    • ‘He kissed my palm and placed it gently beside my head before he stood up and said goodnight.’
    • ‘After she apologized for keeping him up for so long, she kissed his cheek and said goodnight to him.’
    • ‘They said goodnight; the guys watched them close the door behind them and then continued on their way.’
    • ‘He lay on the pile next to me, said goodnight, and in a few minutes was lightly snoring.’
    • ‘Lily said goodnight to everyone and went back to her room where A.J. had already practically passed out.’
    • ‘We both said goodnight and went to our rooms which were in separate towers.’
    • ‘Clive nodded, still trying to get his pipe to hold a flame and Katie said goodnight.’

Pronunciation

goodnight

/ɡʊdˈnʌɪt/