goody-goodies

plural of goody-goody
as in crabs
informal + disapproving a person (such as a child) whose good behavior and politeness are annoying because they seem to be excessive or not sincere The other kids don't like her because she's a goody-goody.

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“Goody-goodies.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/goody-goodies. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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