gooder

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

good +‎ -er

Adjective[edit]

gooder

  1. (nonstandard, humorous) comparative form of good: more good

Usage notes[edit]

The correct comparative is better

See also[edit]

Noun[edit]

gooder (plural gooders)

  1. (nonstandard, humorous) nominalization of good

Usage notes[edit]

New England slang, as in: "You're a gooder, for taking care of your mom." A parallel construction to oner, a nominalization of one, to mean "an outstanding person or thing."[1]