gooder

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

good +‎ -er

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

gooder

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

Usage notes[edit]

The standard comparative is better.

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Noun[edit]

gooder (plural gooders)

  1. (nonstandard, humorous, New England slang) Something good; a good one; goodie.
    You're a gooder, for taking care of your mom.

Usage notes[edit]

  • A parallel construction to oner, a nominalization of one, to mean "an outstanding person or thing".

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