noun, Prison Slang.
time deducted from an inmate’s sentence for good behavior while in prison.
(of a person) wildly seeking pleasure

1928, from good (adj.) + time. Expression to have a good time “enjoy oneself” attested from 1822; earlier have a good time of it (1771). To make good time “go fast” is from 1838.

noun phrase

Time deducted from a prison term for good behavior: a period of solitary confinement and a loss of ”good time” (1870+ Prison)
see: have a good time


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