- a husband or master of a household
- a title equivalent to Mr., applied to a man ranking below a gentleman
Origin of goodmanME: see good and man
(born Benjamin David Goodman) 1909-86; U.S. clarinetist & bandleader
- a. The male head of a household.b. A husband.
- Goodman Used formerly as a courtesy title before the surname of a man not of noble birth.
- A surname.