goody

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Etymology[edit]

good +‎ -y

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

goody

  1. (informal) Used to indicate pleasure or delight.

Noun[edit]

goody (plural goodies)

  1. (informal) A small amount of something good to eat.
  2. (informal) Any small, usually free, item.
  3. (Ireland) Pudding made by boiling bread in milk with sugar and spices.
  4. (obsolete) goodwife, a 17th-century puritan honorific.
  5. (informal) Alternative form of goodie (hero, good character in a story)
  6. An American fish, the lafayette or spot.

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Adjective[edit]

goody (comparative more goody, superlative most goody)

  1. Synonym of goody-goody (mawkishly good; weakly benevolent or pious)

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