goodman

noun
good·​man | \ ˈgu̇d-mən How to pronounce goodman (audio) \

Definition of goodman

1 archaic : the master of a household
2 archaic : mr.

First Known Use of goodman

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Goodman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/goodman. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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Goodman biographical name

Good·​man | \ ˈgu̇d-mən How to pronounce Goodman (audio) \

Definition of Goodman

Benjamin David 1909–1986 Benny Goodman American musician and bandleader

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