Goody Two-shoes

Goody Two–shoes

noun, often capitalized S \ˈg-dē-ˈtü-ˌshüz\

Definition of GOODY TWO-SHOES

:  a person who is goody-goody; also :  a person who is uncommonly good
goody–two–shoes adjective


from Goody Two-Shoes, heroine of a children's story perhaps by Oliver Goldsmith
First Known Use: 1934


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