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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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Examples from the web for goodie
  • Oh, goodie you are now back to repeating long debunked talking points.
  • By the way you are seeing what non earmark action is all about--now progress is focused with out the goodie distractions.
  • Don't try race packet goodie samples until after the race.
  • Dress warmly, and bring a flashlight and goodie collecting bag.
  • This focused on distribution of celebrity gift bags and goodie bags in.
  • Refreshments and goodie bags will be given to each contestant.
  • Cash or checks are accepted and all preregistered participants are guaranteed to receive a goodie bag.
  • goodie bags will be furnished with every adoption during the celebration.
  • Cash or checks are accepted and all participants will receive a goodie bag.
  • Some branches offer other reading incentives such as prizes, goodie bags and toys for those completing the program.
Slang definitions & phrases for goodie



: 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)
Related Terms

golden oldie

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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