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goody-goody

[goo d-ee-goo d-ee]
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noun, plural good·y-good·ies.
  1. a person who is self-righteously, affectedly, or cloyingly good.
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adjective
  1. self-righteously or cloyingly good; affecting goodness.
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Origin of goody-goody

First recorded in 1870–75; reduplication of goody2
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Related Words for goody goody

saintly, righteous, devout, sanctimonious, born-again, demure, squeamish, prudish, self-satisfied, hypocritical, pious, insincere, smug, stuffy, complacent, egotistical, faithful, zealous, sincere, fervent

British Dictionary definitions for goody goody

goody-goody

noun plural -goodies
  1. a smugly virtuous or sanctimonious person
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adjective
  1. smug and sanctimonious
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