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An informal expression of praise for having done something well. (It can also be used sarcastically to mean the opposite.) Mary: "Dad, I got an A+ on my midterm exam!" Bill: "Good job, sweetie!" Good job, Frank, now we're going to have to rebuild this entire model from scratch.
(it’s) a good job/thing (that)...(spoken) (it’s) lucky: It’s a good job he was here. We couldn’t have moved the piano without him. ♢ It’s a good job my luggage was insured.
good ˈjob!(American English, spoken) used to tell somebody that they have done well at something: You finished already? Good job!
See also: good