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good·y 1

 (go͝od′ē) Informal
interj.
Used to express delight.
n. also good·ie pl. good·ies
Something attractive or delectable, especially something sweet to eat.

good·y 2

 (go͝od′ē)
n. pl. good·ies Archaic
A goodwife.

[Shortening and alteration of goodwife.]

goody

(ˈɡʊdɪ)
interj
a child's exclamation of pleasure and approval
n, pl goodies
1. short for goody-goody
2. informal the hero in a film, book, etc
3. something particularly pleasant to have or (often) to eat. See also goodies

goody

(ˈɡʊdɪ)
n, pl goodies
archaic or literary a married woman of low rank: used as a title: Goody Osborne.
[C16: shortened from goodwife]

good•y1

or good•ie

(ˈgʊd i)

n., pl. good•ies,
interj. n.
1. something pleasing to eat, as candy.
2. something esp. desirable, attractive, or pleasing; something that causes delight.
interj.
3. (used to express childish delight; sometimes used ironically).
Usu., goodies.
[1750–60]

good•y2

(ˈgʊd i)

n., pl. good•ies,
adj.
[1805–15]

good•y3

(ˈgʊd i)

n., pl. good•ies.
Archaic. a polite term of address for a woman of humble social standing.
[1550–60; good (wife)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.goody - something considered choice to eatgoody - something considered choice to eat  
aliment, alimentation, nourishment, nutriment, sustenance, victuals, nutrition - a source of materials to nourish the body
choice morsel, tidbit, titbit - a small tasty bit of food
savoury, savory - an aromatic or spicy dish served at the end of dinner or as an hors d'oeuvre
confection, sweet - a food rich in sugar
nectar, ambrosia - (classical mythology) the food and drink of the gods; mortals who ate it became immortal
jelly, gelatin - an edible jelly (sweet or pungent) made with gelatin and used as a dessert or salad base or a coating for foods
bone marrow, marrow - very tender and very nutritious tissue from marrowbones

goody

noun
Informal. Something fine and delicious, especially a food:
Translations
dobrotypochoutka
godtelækkeri
góîgæti
dobroty
lezzetli yiyecekyemesi hoş bir şey

goody

[ˈgʊdɪ]
A. ADJ (US) → beatuco, santurrón
B. EXCL (also goody goody) → ¡qué bien!, ¡qué estupendo!
C. N
1. (Culin) → golosina f
2. (Cine) → bueno/a m/f
the goodieslos buenos
D. CPD goody bag Nbolsa f de regalos

goody

[ˈgʊdi] exclchouette!goody bag npochette f de cadeauxgoody-goody [ˈgʊdigʊdi] n (pejorative)modèle m de vertu

goody

(inf)
interjtoll, prima; goody, goody gumdrops! (hum)juchhei, juchhe!
n
(= person)Gute(r) m
(= delicacy)gute Sache (inf), → Leckerbissen m; (= sweet)Süßigkeit f
(inf, = good joke, story etc) → guter Witz/gute Geschichte etc

goody

:
goody bag
n (inf)Tüte fmit Leckereien; (Comm) (with gifts) → Tüte fmit Geschenken; (with free samples) → Tüte fmit Probepackungen
goody-goody (inf)
nTugendlamm nt, → Musterkind nt (inf)
adjtugendhaft, superbrav (pej inf); attitude, behaviour alsomusterhaft; (pretending) → scheinheilig
goody two-shoes
n (pej inf)Tugendlamm nt (pej)

goody

[ˈgʊdɪ]
1. exclbene!
2. n
a. (Culin) goodies nplcose fpl buone
b. (Cine) (character) → buono/a

good

(gud) comparative better (ˈbetə) : superlative best (best) adjective
1. well-behaved; not causing trouble etc. Be good!; She's a good baby.
2. correct, desirable etc. She was a good wife; good manners; good English.
3. of high quality. good food/literature; His singing is very good.
4. skilful; able to do something well. a good doctor; good at tennis; good with children.
5. kind. You've been very good to him; a good father.
6. helpful; beneficial. Exercise is good for you.; Cheese is good for you.
7. pleased, happy etc. I'm in a good mood today.
8. pleasant; enjoyable. to read a good book; Ice-cream is good to eat.
9. considerable; enough. a good salary; She talked a good deal of nonsense.
10. suitable. a good man for the job.
11. sound, fit. good health; good eyesight; a car in good condition.
12. sensible. Can you think of one good reason for doing that?
13. showing approval. We've had very good reports about you.
14. thorough. a good clean.
15. healthy or in a positive mood. I don't feel very good this morning.
noun
1. advantage or benefit. He worked for the good of the poor; for your own good; What's the good of a broken-down car?
2. goodness. I always try to see the good in people.
interjection
an expression of approval, gladness etc.
ˈgoodness noun
the state of being good.
interjection
(also my goodness) an expression of surprise etc.
goods noun plural
1. objects etc for sale, products. leather goods.
2. articles sent by rail, not road, sea or air. This station is for passengers and goods; (also adjective) a goods train/station.
ˈgoodyplural ˈgoodies noun
(usually in plural) any food (eg cake, ice-cream) which is particularly enjoyable to eat. the goodies at a children's party.
goodˈbye (-ˈbai) interjection, noun
an expression used when leaving someone. Goodbye – it was good of you to visit us; sad goodbyes.
good-day, good eveninggood morninggood-for-ˈnothing adjective, noun
(a person who is) useless or lazy. That boy's a lazy good-for-nothing (rascal).
good humour , (American) good humor
kindliness and cheerfulness.
good-ˈhumoured , (American) good-humored adjective
a good-humoured smile.
good-ˈhumouredly , (American) good-humoredly adverb
good-ˈlooking adjective
handsome; attractive. a good-looking girl; He is very good-looking.
good morning, good afternoon, good-ˈday, good evening, good night interjection, nouns
words used (depending on the time of day) when meeting or leaving someone. Good morning, Mrs Brown; Good night, everyone – I'm going to bed.
good-ˈnatured adjective
pleasant; not easily made angry. a good-natured fellow.
ˌgoodˈwill, good will noun
1. the good reputation and trade with customers that a business firm has. We are selling the goodwill along with the shop.
2. friendliness. He has always shown a good deal of goodwill towards us.
good works noun plural
acts of charity. He is known throughout the city for his good works.
as good as
almost. The job's as good as done.
be as good as one's word
to keep one's promises.
be up to no good
to be doing something wrong. I'm sure he's up to no good.
deliver the goods
to do what one has promised to do.
for good (sometimes for good and all)
permanently. He's not going to France for a holiday – he's going for good.
for goodness' sake
an expression of annoyance. For goodness' sake, will you stop that noise!
good for
1. certain to last. These houses are good for another hundred years at least.
2. certain to pay (a sum of money). He's good for $50.
3. certain to cause. That story is always good for a laugh.
good for you/him etc
an expression of approval. You've passed your exam – good for you!
Good Friday (ˌgud ˈfraidi) noun
the Friday before Easter commemorating the crucifixion of Christ.
good gracious, good heavens
expressions of surprise.
goodness gracious, goodness me
expressions of surprise.
good old
an expression used to show approval etc. Good old Fred! I knew he would help us out.
make good
1. to be successful. Through hard work and ability, he soon made good.
2. to repair or compensate for (loss, damages etc). The damage you caused to my car must be made good.
no good
useless; pointless. It's no good crying for help – no-one will hear you; This penknife is no good – the blades are blunt.
put in a good word for
to praise or recommend. Put in a good word for me when you see the boss.
take (something) in good part
not to be upset, offended or annoyed (eg by a joke, remark etc). John took the jokes about his accident with the pot of paint all in good part.
thank goodness
an expression used to show that a person is glad that something is all right. Thank goodness it isn't raining.
to the good
richer. After buying and selling some of these paintings, we finished up $500 to the good.
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