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Definition of good evening exclamation from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

good evening

 exclamation
exclamation
BrE BrE//ˌɡʊd ˈiːvnɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɡʊd ˈiːvnɪŋ//
 
 
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used to say hello politely when people first see each other in the evening; in informal use people often just say Evening.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: good evening