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goody two shoes

noun, plural goody two shoes. (sometimes initial capital letters)
a goody-goody.
Origin of goody two shoes
after the title character of The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes (1765), a nursery tale perhaps written by Oliver Goldsmith Unabridged
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Contemporary definitions for goody-two-shoes

pressed glass to which brightly colored paint has been applied but is not later fired in a furnace

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