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slang Primarily heard in UK.
1. It's all over; nothing else can be done to help. You'd better be careful with that stuff. You get it near a spark or an open flame, and it's goodnight Vienna for you. We need sales to pick up immediately, or it will be goodnight Vienna before long.
2. Let's get out of here; it's time to leave this place. This party is dreadful. If things don't start to pick up soon, it's goodnight Vienna.
See also: goodnight
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