accordance with standards of honesty, trust, sincerity, etc. (usually preceded by in):
If you act in good faith, he’ll have no reason to question your motives.
see under in bad faith
noun a member of the Mafia, mobster Word Origin from the movie Goodfellas
noun 1. a friendly and pleasant person.
[goo d-fel-oh-ship] /ˌgʊdˈfɛl oʊˌʃɪp/ noun 1. a pleasant, convivial spirit; comradeship; geniality.
- Good fences make good neighbors
Good neighbors respect one another’s property. Good farmers, for example, maintain their fences in order to keep their livestock from wandering onto neighboring farms. This proverb appears in the poem “Mending Wall,” by Robert Frost.