What’s the good word?

What's the (good) word?

1. What's going on with you? What's new? (Used as a greeting.) A: "Hey, Trent." B: "Yo, what's the word, dude?" Haven't seen you in a while! What's the good word?
2. What is the most recent news or information (about someone or something)? Often followed by "on (someone or something)" to specify a particular person or thing that one is asking about. A: "What's the word on Susan? She was supposed to be back at the office today." B: "Apparently, her apartment was broken into while they were gone, so she's been dealing with the police all day." A: "So, what's the word? Are we ready to start production?" B: "The boss said they're still finalizing details in the contract." What's the good word on that party? Is it happening or not?

What’s the (good) word?

interrog. Hello, how are you? Haven’t seen you in a long time. What’s the good word?
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