WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
rid•dance /ˈrɪdns/USA pronunciation   n. 
  1. Idiomsgood riddance, (used to express relief at no longer needing to deal with someone or something that is gone or has been removed):They're gone, and good riddance!

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
rid•dance  (ridns),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. the act or fact of clearing away or out, as anything undesirable.
  2. relief or deliverance from something.
  3. good riddance, a welcome relief or deliverance from something:He's gone, and good riddance!
  • rid1 + -ance 1525–35
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged . ouster, clearance, dislodgment.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

riddance /ˈrɪdəns/ n
  1. the act of getting rid of something undesirable or unpleasant; deliverance or removal (esp in the phrase good riddance)


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