[goo d-ee-goo d-ee] /ˈgʊd iˈgʊd i/
noun, plural goody-goodies.
a person who is self-righteously, affectedly, or cloyingly good.
self-righteously or cloyingly good; affecting goodness.
noun (pl) -goodies
a smugly virtuous or sanctimonious person
smug and sanctimonious
: what might have been agoody-goody role (1871+)
A prim and ostentatiously virtuous person: I’m not a mammy boy nor a goody-goody (1873+)
- Goody gumdrops
interjection an unenthusiastic or sarcastic exclamation of approval Examples Fish for dinner? Goody gumdrops. Usage Note slang interjection An unenthusiastic exclamation of semiapproval: watching more TV, goody gumdrops
noun, plural goody two shoes. (sometimes initial capital letters) 1. a goody-goody. noun See goody two shoes noun any person who will focuses on extreme good behavior in order to impress others, an extremely virtuous person; also called goody goody , also written goody-two-shoes Usage Note derogatory
[goof] /guf/ Slang. verb (used without object) 1. to blunder; make an error, misjudgment, etc. 2. to waste or kill time; evade work or responsibility (often followed by off or around): Exam week is not a time to goof off. We goofed around till train time. verb (used with object) 3. to spoil or make […]
[goof-bawl] /ˈgufˌbɔl/ noun, Slang. 1. an extremely incompetent, eccentric, or silly person. 2. a pill containing a barbiturate or a tranquilizing drug. /ˈɡuːfˌbɔːl/ noun (US & Canadian, slang) 1. a barbiturate sleeping pill 2. a fool n. “narcotic,” 1938, from goof + ball (n.1); as an intensive of goof (n.), it dates from 1959. goofball […]