Goody meaning

go͝odē
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A goodwife.
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Used to express delight.
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Something attractive or delectable, especially something sweet to eat.
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Used to express approval or delight.
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(archaic) A woman, esp. an old woman or housewife, of lowly social status.
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Used to indicate pleasure or delight.
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A small amount of something good to eat.
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Any small, usually free, item.
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(Ireland) Pudding made by boiling bread in milk with sugar and spices.
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An American fish, the lafayette or spot.
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Origin of goody

  • Shortening and alteration of goodwife

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition