- The definition of Good Friday is the Friday before Easter Sunday, marking the day that Jesus was crucified.
An example of Good Friday is the day of the three-hour church service held from noon until 3 PM commemorating three hours that Jesus was on the cross.
the Friday before Easter Sunday, observed in commemoration of the crucifixion of Jesus
The Friday before Easter, observed by Christians in commemoration of the crucifixion of Jesus.
Origin of Good FridayFrom good, pious, holy (obsolete).
(plural Good Fridays)
From good (“holy”).