good morning

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Etymology[edit]

An ellipsis for an expression such as "I wish you a good morning".

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good morning

  1. Used as a greeting when meeting somebody for the first time in the morning.
    "Good morning, Joan," said Judy at 9:00 AM.
  2. (by extension, humorous) Used to greet someone who has just awakened (irrespective of the time of day).
  3. (by extension, informal) Said to someone who has come to a belated realization.
  4. A greeting said when parting from someone in the morning.

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Noun[edit]

good morning (plural good mornings)

  1. An exercise performed by bending forward at the waist and then returning to a standing posture, while bearing a barbell across the shoulders.

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