Very, as in I'll go when I'm good and ready, or Mike was good and mad at Tom. This phrase is used to intensify the words that follow. [Colloquial; early 1800s]
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How to use good and in a sentence
Ah, the good-and-evil ad, a classic style in electoral politics.Romney Ad Spotlights His Vetoes and Labels Santorum a Washington Insider | The Daily Beast | February 18, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
I can't drink myself, on account of what paw said; but I got good-and-plenty for my friends.Mothering on Perilous | Lucy S. Furman
Good!and my companion thrust his arm through mine as we left the smoking-room togetherI like your swiftness of action Geoffrey.The Sorrows of Satan | Marie Corelli
The issue of good-and-bad-men interests this nation to the exclusion of almost all others.A Preface to Politics | Walter Lippmann
It gave me a feeling of human Sincerity: good-and-evil Safeness.I, Mary MacLane | Mary MacLane