glad/happy/pleased to see the back of - definition and synonyms

phrase informal
  1. happy when you no longer have to deal with someone or something because they are annoying or unpleasant

    I was glad to see the back of that computer – it was nothing but trouble.

    can’t wait to see the back of:

    His wife couldn’t wait to see the back of him.

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See also main entry: back