good time

good time
good′ time′
n. Slang.
cvb sts time deducted from an inmate's sentence for good behavior while in prison

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • good time — n: a deduction for good behavior made from a convict s term of imprisonment Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. good time …   Law dictionary

  • good-time — (adj.) 1928, from GOOD (Cf. good) (adj.) + TIME (Cf. time). Expression to have a good time enjoy oneself attested from 1822; earlier have a good time of it (1771). To make good time go fast is from 1838 …   Etymology dictionary

  • good-time — adj. occupied with or fond of the pleasures of good company; as, he was a real good time Charlie. Syn: convivial. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • good time — If you make good time on a journey, you manage to travel faster than you expected …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • Good Time — The term Good Time may refer to: * Good Time Records, a record label * Good Time (Beach Boys song) , a song by The Beach Boys * Good Time (album), a 2008 album by Alan Jackson: * Good Time (Alan Jackson song), this album s title track and second… …   Wikipedia

  • good time —    a sexual experience with a stranger    A conventional suggestion by a soliciting prostitute, or good time girl:     I ll try to give you a good time. (F. Harris, 1925)     Less often the approach is by a male: The man was offering her a drink… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • good-time it — tv. to party; to spend money and have a good time. □ Youre always good timing it. Don’t you ever study? □ I just want to good time it for the rest of my life …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • good time — noun a highly pleasurable or exciting experience we had a good time at the party celebrating after the game was a blast • Syn: ↑blast • Hypernyms: ↑experience * * * noun : a deduction for good behavior made from a convict s term of imprisonment …   Useful english dictionary

  • good time — a good experience; an enjoyable party, visit, etc.    There were lots of people at the wedding and everybody had a good time! …   English idioms

  • good-time — adjective occupied with or fond of the pleasures of good company a convivial atmosphere at the reunion a woman of convivial nature he was a real good time Charlie • Syn: ↑convivial • Similar to: ↑sociable …   Useful english dictionary

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