good riddance

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Etymology[edit]

From Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida, 2, i.[1]

Interjection[edit]

good riddance

  1. (idiomatic) Used to indicate that a departure, or loss is welcome.
    I couldn't be more glad to see the back of them, good riddance I say.
    Goodbye and good riddance!

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  1. ^ Good riddance”, The Phrase Finder, Gary Martin.