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Affectedly sweet, good, or virtuous.
n. pl. good·y-good·ies
One who is affectedly sweet, good, or virtuous.
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n, pl -goodies
a smugly virtuous or sanctimonious person
smug and sanctimonious
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n., pl. -good•ies,
1. a person who is self-righteously, affectedly, or cloyingly good or virtuous.adj.
2. of or like a goody-goody.
[1870–75; reduplication of goody2]
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|Noun||1.||goody-goody - a person who behaves extremely well in order to please a superior|
|Adj.||1.||goody-goody - affectedly or smugly good or self-righteous|
good - morally admirable
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goody-goody[ˈgʊdɪˌgʊdɪ] n (pej) → santarellino/a
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