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[goo d-ee] /ˈgʊd i/
noun, interjection, Informal.
goody1 .
Origin of goodie
good + -ie Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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: Then I got out my goodie bag


  1. goody-goody
  2. A special treat; something nice to eat: a huge basket of goodies (1940s+)
  3. Something nice; a pleasant feature; something very desirable: headlight with a middle beam, the goodie you've been waiting for/ The local population took to the goodies of Western culture with avidity (1940s+)
  4. (also good guy) Someone on the side of virtue and decency, in contrast with a villain: It's much easier to make a girl a baddie than a goodie (1930s+ Motion pictures)

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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