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Definition of the noun goody-goody
What does goody-goody mean as a name of something?
- a person who behaves extremely well in order to please a superior
Alternative definition of the noun goody-goody
- A well-behaved person with no obvious human failings, with the possible exception of smugness and self-satisfaction
Definition of the adjective goody-goody
What does goody-goody mean as an attribute of a noun?
- affectedly or smugly good or self-righteous
- similar: good
- "Goody-goody" a.k.a. "Goody Goody" is a 1936 popular song composed by Matty Malneck, with lyrics by Johnny Mercer.
- "Goody-goody" a.k.a. "Goody Goody" is the first single from the album True to Life, released by hip-hop and freestyle singer Lisette Melendez in 1993.
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by Eric Partridge
goody-goody . Occ. a n. (ca 1872) but gen. an adj. (1871). Both coll in sense of a weakly or sentimentally good person. 2. See GOODY, n., last sense. goodyear!, what a or the .
by Tony Thorne
incriminating information, evidence goody-goody, goody-two-shoes n an offensively virtuous or diligent person. The second phrase is more often heard in the USA; it derives from the ...
by Лариса Шитова
Goody-goody – паинька Someone who tries too hard to please people in authority, especially teachers or parents: Sandra's a real goody-goody – always doing extra homework and arriving early to lessons. (The) Great and the good ( humor) ...
by Paul Zollo
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A religious hypocrite, also Goody-goody, and used as an adf. in this ...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
listed at ood1 oodsman \udz-man\ woodsman backwoodsman, ombudsman oody1 \iid-ë\ broody, Judi, Judie, Judy, moody, Rudy, Trudy oody2 \ùd-ë\ cuddy, goody, hoody, woody goody-goody oody3 \ad-ë\ see uddy1 ooer \й-ar\ see ewer' ...
Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of Common Phrases, Allusions, and Words that Have a Tale to Tell by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer
Goody-goody. Very religious or moral, but with no strength of mind or independence of ...
Sleeping with the Dictionary (2002)
by Harryette Mullen
Gaga, Gigi, glug-glug, go-go, goody-goody, googoo, grisgris. Haha, harhar, hear hear, heehee, hey hey, hip-hip, hoho, Hsing-Hsing, hubba-hubba, humhum. is is, It'sIts. JarJar, Jo Jo, juju. Kiki, knock knock, Koko, Kumkum. Lala, Lili, Ling-Ling ...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
pietistic, religiose 1 0 goody-goody, left- handed, moralistic 1 1 dissembling, double-faced 1 2 ambidextrous, double-minded, mealymouthed, pecksniffian, smooth-spoken 13 double-dealing, doublehearted, double-tongued, sanctimonious, ...
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