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noun as in man of the house

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A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced a bill to award Goodman the Congressional Gold Medal for luring the mob away from lawmakers.

Goodman had the benefit of his professional training, of course.

From Fortune

Goodman said several factors are contributing to the regional increase, including people spending more time indoors as the weather turns colder, as well as people tiring of the virus and safety protocols that health officials say slow its spread.

“Being able to do something in a time like this has been really nice — otherwise it’s just so hard to sit and wait and see while your whole industry is in crisis,” Goodman says.

From Eater

Goodman says under-eye fillers, quoted at $1,700 per treatment, are a top draw right now.

From Fortune

Goodman retreated to house arrest at his luxury mansion on $4 million bail.

After four years, two trials, an adoption, and multiple jury scandals, polo mogul John Goodman was found guilty of manslaughter.

As the verdict was read this afternoon, Goodman showed no emotion.

On this particular day, Goodman is in the kitchen with the actress playing his daughter and a fake reality TV camera crew.

In an excerpt from his ebook The Dudes Abide, Jeff Bridges and John Goodman meet the Dude and Walter for the first time.

The Englishman who had been active in managing the escape of Goodman was both fined and imprisoned.

Brigette humored the gormandizing of her master, the only weakness of the goodman.

Say, was it this Goodman that kicked me in the ribs while I was tryin' to pick up the captain?

Goodman and goodwife were in those days used in the same way as Mr. and Mrs. are now.

It was a common saying: “The first tale by the goodman, and tales to daylight by the guest.”


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to goodman, such as: head of the house, householder, lord and master, and master of the house.

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