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Definition of "goody" []

  • Used to express delight. (interjection)
  • Something attractive or delectable, especially something sweet to eat. (noun)
  • Archaic A goodwife. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "goody" in a sentence
  • "And when she remembered how _glad_ she'd been to see the first snow, how she and little Mark had run to the window to see the first flakes, and had hollered, Oh goody, _goody!"
  • "Go to Source Watch and what I call the goody bag of corporate research."
  • "Ronnie Campbell, a north-eastern MP, was most disobliging about Branson, whom he described as a "goody two-shoes" who might very well ditch the north-east and move the operation to London, or even offshore."