Goody



[goo d-ee] /ˈgʊd i/ Informal.

noun, plural goodies.
1.
Usually, goodies. something especially attractive or pleasing, especially cake, cookies, or candy.
2.
something that causes delight or satisfaction:
A record collector played some goodies for me on his phonograph.
interjection
3.
good (used to express childish delight).
[goo d-ee] /ˈgʊd i/
adjective
1.
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[goo d-ee] /ˈgʊd i/
noun, plural goodies.
1.
Archaic. a polite term of address for a woman of humble social standing.
/ˈɡʊdɪ/
interjection
1.
a child’s exclamation of pleasure and approval
noun (pl) goodies
2.
short for goody-goody
3.
(informal) the hero in a film, book, etc
4.
something particularly pleasant to have or (often) to eat See also goodies
/ˈɡʊdɪ/
noun (pl) goodies
1.
(archaic or literary) a married woman of low rank: used as a title: Goody Two-Shoes
n.

also goodie, “something tasty,” 1745, from good (adj.) + -y (2); adj. use for “sentimentally proper” is 1830 (especially in reduplicated form goody-goody, 1871). As an exclamation of pleasure, by 1796. Goody also used since 1550s as a shortened form of goodwife, a term of civility applied to a married woman in humble life; hence Goody Two-shoes, name of heroine in 1760s children’s story who exulted upon acquiring a second shoe.

modifier

: Then I got out my goodie bag

noun

Related Terms

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