[goo d-wahyf] /ˈgʊdˌwaɪf/
noun, plural goodwives
[goo d-wahyvz] /ˈgʊdˌwaɪvz/ (Show IPA)
Chiefly Scot. the mistress of a household.
(initial capital letter) Archaic. a title of respect for a woman.
noun (archaic) (pl) -wives
the mistress of a household
a woman not of gentle birth: used as a title
noun 1. (in a language) standard use or usage.
- Good turn
noun 1. a helpful and friendly act; good deed; favour A favor, an act of good will, as in Pat did her a good turn by calling in a second surgeon. [ First half of 1400s ]
noun, Law. 1. . noun, Law. 1. a title to real property that is free from encumbrances, litigation, and other defects and that can readily be sold or mortgaged to a reasonable buyer or mortgagee.
1. Grand Old Party (an epithet of the Republican Party since 1880).