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goody two shoes

noun, plural goody two shoes. (sometimes initial capital letters)
1.
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
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Contemporary definitions for goody-two-shoes
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any person who will focuses on extreme good behavior in order to impress others, an extremely virtuous person; also called goody goody , also written goody-two-shoes

Usage Note

derogatory

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