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goody

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noun \ˈgu̇-dē\

Definition of goody

archaic

  1. :  a usually married woman of lowly station —used as a title preceding a surname



Origin of goody

alteration of goodwife


First Known Use: 1559

Rhymes with goody


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goody

noun,

Definition of goody

plural goodies

  1. 1 :  something that is particularly attractive, pleasurable, good, or desirable

  2. 2 chiefly British :  one that is good; especially :  an opponent of the villain (as in a motion picture)



1756

First Known Use of goody

1756

Variants of goody

or goodie


GOODY Defined for Kids

goody

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noun \ˈgu̇-dē\

Definition of goody for Students

plural goodies

  1. 1 :  something especially good to eat

  2. 2 :  something desirable <Toys, games, and other goodies are on sale.>





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