Origin of goodie
- Usually goodies. something especially attractive or pleasing, especially cake, cookies, or candy.
- something that causes delight or satisfaction: A record collector played some goodies for me on his phonograph.
- good (used to express childish delight).
Origin of goody1
Related Words for goodiepremium, offering, grant, bonus, relief, tip, benefit, award, souvenir, subsidy, favor, donation, legacy, contribution, reward, endowment, tribute, present, allowance, giveaway
Examples from the Web for goodie
Contemporary Examples of goodie
The goodie packages have been put together by marketing firm Distinctive Assets for 11 years.Oscar’s Bizarre Swag Bag: Condoms, Circus Training, and More
February 21, 2013
Historical Examples of goodie
When he was pleased at anything, he used to clap his hands, exclaiming, “Goodie!”The Great White Tribe in Filipinia
Paul T. Gilbert
Goodie is a darling, and I love her, but still the others were amusing and piquant.The Hypocrite
Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
But what do you think paid for the masses you said for the repose of Goodie Howat's soul?The Syndic
Ranunculus trilobus (Goodie) is a troublesome weed on the meadows.The Highlands of Ethiopia
William Cornwallis Harris
Bennett Allen was buried the 30th daie, Goodie Kerrison same daie.
- a child's exclamation of pleasure and approval
- archaic, or literary a married woman of low rank: used as a titleGoody Two-Shoes
Word Origin for goody
also goodie, "something tasty," 1745, from good (adj.) + -y (2); adj. use for "sentimentally proper" is 1830 (especially in reduplicated form goody-goody, 1871). As an exclamation of pleasure, by 1796. Goody also used since 1550s as a shortened form of goodwife, a term of civility applied to a married woman in humble life; hence Goody Two-shoes, name of heroine in 1760s children's story who exulted upon acquiring a second shoe.