get the goods on (so) definition
get the goods on
Also, have the goods on. Acquire or possess confidential information about someone, especially of a damaging or incriminating kind. For example, "Trouble is, they've got the goods on me" (Owen Johnson, The Lawrenceville Stories, 1909). [Slang; 1870s] Also see get on one.
|a gadget; dingus; thingumbob.|
|a chattering or flighty, light-headed person.|