Definition of good afternoon in English:

good afternoon

Pronunciation /ɡo͝od ˈˌaftərˈno͞on/ /ɡʊd ˈˌæftərˈnun/

Translate good afternoon into Spanish


  • Expressing good wishes on meeting or parting in the afternoon.

    ‘People entering a restaurant will greet fellow diners and, on leaving, wish them a good afternoon.’
    • ‘Well then, now that we've got that settled I'll wish you a good afternoon and be on my way.’
    • ‘Mr Powell, good afternoon to you, and good afternoon, everyone.’
    • ‘Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, and a very good afternoon to you, Chief Constable, to you and your colleagues.’
    • ‘Ladies and gentlemen, good afternoon.’
    • ‘Politely muttering some pleasantry, I paid for the chocolate bar (something new, exotic and way too sweet), and we bade each other a good afternoon.’
    • ‘Professor, good afternoon, thanks for being here with us.’
    • ‘Well, good afternoon, Sir Bill, and Panel members.’
    • ‘‘Thank you and good afternoon, Lady Sirena,’ intoned Tawnie dutifully but entirely devoid of even a shred of sincerity, let alone enthusiasm.’
    • ‘‘Well tell Nelson that I said good afternoon,’ though his words were kind his voice sounded anything but friendly when he mentioned the other man.’
    • ‘‘Well good afternoon, Ladies,’ Kyle said with a sly grin.’
    • ‘Ah, good afternoon, I wasn't expecting company; sorry I had you waiting so long.’
    • ‘When she appeared the first time I said good afternoon to her and then in the blink of an eye she was gone.’
    • ‘When he arrived at the Dean's Office, he knocked before entering and the secretary greeted him a good afternoon, then motioning for him to go see the Dean right away.’
    • ‘‘Ah, good afternoon,’ said the doctor as he entered the room.’
    • ‘Thank you Peter, and good afternoon listeners.’
    • ‘Mr Robinson, good afternoon to you, and welcome.’
    • ‘Well good afternoon Ladies and Gentlemen, lovely to be here too, I've got to say.’
    • ‘Let me begin by saying good afternoon to everybody, and thank you for coming out.’
    • ‘Some will say good morning, or good afternoon, depending on the hour, you see.’