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Meaning of GOODY-GOODY

Pronunciation:  'gûdee'gûdee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a person who behaves extremely well in order to please a superior
  2. [adj]  affectedly or smugly good or self-righteous
 

GOODY-GOODY is a 11 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: good
 
 See Also: crawler, lackey, sycophant, toady

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Good"y-good`y\, a.
Mawkishly or weakly good; exhibiting goodness with silliness.
[Colloq.]

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: affected, bluenose, canting, chicken, cream puff, effeminate, elegant, euphemistic, euphuistic, exquisite, false, formalistic, goody, goody good-good, holier-than-thou, hypocritic, hypocritical, insincere, lily, Lord Fauntleroy, mealymouthed, mid-Victorian, milksop, mincing, mollycoddle, namby-pamby, nance, nancy, oily, old maid, old woman, overnice, overprecise, overrefined, pantywaist, Pecksniffian, pedantic, Percy, pharisaic, pharisean, pietistic, pious, precieuse, precious, precisian, precisianistic, precisionistic, prig, prude, puristic, puritan, sanctified, sanctimonious, self-righteous, simon-pure, simpering, sissy, sniveling, Tartuffian, Tartuffish, unctuous, Victorian, weak sister
 

 

 

 

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