Goody-two-shoes meaning

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The definition of a goody two shoes is a person who always does everything right and always follows the rules, so much so that it becomes annoying.

An example of a goody two shoes is a person who always sits in front, waves her hand to answer every question in class and tattle tales on people on the playground.

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A person who is exceptionally good.
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Alternative spelling of goody two shoes.
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A goody-goody.
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Origin of goody-two-shoes

  • After the title character in The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes , a nursery tale perhaps by Oliver Goldsmith

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

  • From the title character in The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes

    From Wiktionary