goodnight Vienna

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From a 1932 operetta of that name[1]


goodnight Vienna (also Good Night, Vienna; goodnight, Vienna; etc.)

  1. (British slang) It's all over; nothing more can be done
    • If the ship takes on any more water, it’ll be goodnight Vienna for us all.
    • So I met the girl, we had a few drinks. Back to her place, and Good Night, Vienna.


  1. ^ A Dictionary of Catch Phrases American and British. Accessed 25 Mar 2011.