an excl. of approval, often in ironic use.
|Billy Baxter’s Letters 41: Wasn’t it immense where the main lady spurned the leering villain’s gold, and exclaimed with flashing eye, ‘Rags are royal raiment, when worn for virtue’s sake.’ Great!|
|Strictly Business (1915) 69: ‘Great!’ said Thomas earnestly.‘The Fifth Wheel’ in|
|Ruggles of Red Gap (1917) 352: ‘Great!’ she exclaimed in a hearty American manner.|
|Nigger Heaven 120: Great! cried Dick. Now you’re talking.|
|One Lonely Night 8: Yeah, great.|
|Train to Hell 84: Oh, great, great.|
|Guardian 1 Oct. 21: Great! How’s he doing? Great! Hey, what’re you doing on the doorstep? Come in! Great!|