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ˈgʊd igoody

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treat(noun)

    something considered choice to eat


  1. goody(Noun)

    A small amount of something good to eat.

  2. goody(Noun)

    Any small, usually free, item.

  3. goody(Noun)

    shortening of goodwife, a 17th century puritan honorific.

  4. goody(Noun)

    protagonist or hero

  5. goody(Interjection)

    Used to indicate pleasure or delight.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Goody(noun)

    a bonbon, cake, or the like; -- usually in the pl

    Etymology: [Prob. contr. from goodwife.]

  2. Goody(noun)

    an American fish; the lafayette or spot

    Etymology: [Prob. contr. from goodwife.]

  3. Goody(noun)

    goodwife; -- a low term of civility or sport

    Etymology: [Prob. contr. from goodwife.]


  1. Goody

    Goody is a brand of hair-styling products owned by Newell Rubbermaid. Goody Products, Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, is part of Newell Rubbermaid’s portfolio of personal care brands, and sells brushes, combs and other hair accessories. It won the American Beauty Association’s gold ABBIE award. Goody is sometimes considered unique among hair products because of its innovative accessory types. One of the collections Goody offers is the Ouchless collection, as it contains no metal connectors to snag hair. Another type is the Stay Put collection, as it contains rubber strands woven into the fabric designed to grip on to hair painlessly. The other collections include the ColourCollection, Elegant edge, Start Style Finish, StylingSolutions, So You, Girls, Styling Therapy, and the Mosaic Collection.

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  1. Alex
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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of goody in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of goody in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of goody in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    When the people have been fooled or got under the trap of a goody chap, it has been seen often a tradition to make them wear cap on their head, strap around their neck and even get them jointly clap.

  2. Mick Fleetwood:

    All of us... anyone that's been in Fleetwood Mac, as far as I've been aware, has been seemingly pretty well brought up by their parents: not goody two-shoes - God knows we weren't - but there was a level of civility that the lads in the band were aware of, what is over the brink of decency.

  3. David Strayer:

    We can't all be goody two-shoes and sit in the car and do nothing, so maybe if it crowds out less safe behavior like texting that's good.

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    based on or subject to individual discretion or preference or sometimes impulse or caprice
    • A. incumbent
    • B. foreordained
    • C. equivalent
    • D. arbitrary

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