Meaning of GOODY in English


I. ˈgu̇-dē noun

Etymology: alteration of goodwife

Date: 1559

archaic : a usually married woman of lowly station — used as a title preceding a surname

II. noun

or good·ie

( plural good·ies )

Date: 1756

1. : something that is particularly attractive, pleasurable, good, or desirable

2. chiefly British : one that is good ; especially : an opponent of the villain (as in a motion picture)

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