Goody Two–shoes

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

Definition of Goody Two–shoes

  1. :  a person who is goody-goody; also :  a person who is uncommonly good


\ˈgu̇-dē-ˈtü-ˌshüz\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of goody two–shoes

from Goody Two-Shoes, heroine of a children's story perhaps by Oliver Goldsmith

First Known Use: 1843

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