goody-goody

adjective
\ ˌgu̇-dē-ˈgu̇-dē How to pronounce goody-goody (audio) \

Definition of goody-goody

: affectedly or ingratiatingly good or proper

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goody-goody noun

First Known Use of goody-goody

1785, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of goody-goody was in 1785

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“Goody-goody.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/goody-goody. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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