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as in stick-in-the-mud
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-goody.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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