Definition of good morning in US English:

good morning


  • Expressing good wishes on meeting or parting during the morning.

    • ‘I'm just going over there to greet a fellow student good morning, that's all.’
    • ‘This was said without a good morning, or welcome, and in the tone of voice teachers use for persistently evil children.’
    • ‘If a fella says good morning to you, say good morning to him.’
    • ‘I said good morning, not knowing who he was, but he introduced himself and we chatted a bit.’
    • ‘It was Sunday morning and like any Sunday morning Mark or Judy would bounce through the door to wish them good morning.’
    • ‘With a spring in her step she bade me good morning.’
    • ‘Steve gave his sister an uneasy look as he muttered a good morning.’
    • ‘Nicky went on his way and I headed in to bid Larry good morning.’
    • ‘He kissed her good morning, made them each coffee, and recently had started getting the newspaper for them.’
    • ‘When you go out there are people of all ages walking the streets, from infants to pensioners, and everyone will either say hello or good morning.’
    • ‘As they pass in the pink-walled lobby, they pause, make eye contact, and wish you good morning like they really mean it.’
    • ‘Ever the gentleman Joe offered her his hand as he wished her good morning and helped her down the last flight.’
    • ‘The maid wished him a good morning, to which he thanked her for breakfast and dismissed her.’
    • ‘Jessie scowled at his feet and didn't say good morning back.’
    • ‘Well, good morning everyone, and good morning to you, Mr Banyard.’
    • ‘However, most people shuffle past nowadays without a hello or good morning.’
    • ‘I did the ‘neighbourly’ thing, wished her good morning and went back up stairs.’
    • ‘I would be walking down the corridor and wouldn't even get a good morning.’
    • ‘He walked into Stein's lounge on Tuesday morning, bidding good morning to everyone who lined his route to the top table.’
    • ‘Staff who didn't try to be invisible, but instead smiled and nodded good morning as they went about their work.’


good morning

/ɡo͝od ˈmôrniNG//ɡʊd ˈmɔrnɪŋ/