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See definition of goody-goodies on Dictionary.com
  • as inprude
  • as inold maid
  • as ingoody two-shoes

synonyms for goody-goodies

  • Victorian
  • goody-goody
  • prig
  • puritan
  • Miss Priss
  • Mrs. Grundy
  • goody two-shoes
  • old maid
  • priss
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How to use goody-goodies in a sentence

Goody Wallis has asked me to write to her, and I shall certainly do so at once, distinctly forbidding it.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Oh, you dear old Goody Goody, she cried, springing to her feet and throwing her arms around Tessa.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
The Christmas dinner will be a great deal smaller, with fewer goodies than in other years.
WAYS OF WAR AND PEACEDELIA AUSTRIAN
You shall send us a box of goodies once in a while as you always do; and I will write to you and to Uncle Jabez.
RUTH FIELDING AT COLLEGEALICE B. EMERSON
You have here a triall of her fidelity, that Goody Busie-body vaunted of.
THE TEN PLEASURES OF MARRIAGE AND THE CONFESSION OF THE NEW-MARRIED COUPLE (1682)A. MARSH
"Goody Oliver" was executed as a witch on November 16th, 1688.
THE NECESSITY OF ATHEISMDR. D.M. BROOKS
One said contemptuously, "Oh, you're a goody-goody, parson!"
THE TRANSFORMATION OF JOBFREDERICK VINING FISHER
Any one getting a candle end had to pay a forfeit, but those who caught the goodies could eat them.
MARJORIE'S BUSY DAYSCAROLYN WELLS
Exclude all 'goody' books; there are sects in villages as well as towns, and the presence of an obnoxious work may do much harm.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
When Timmy and Goody Tiptoes came to the nut thicket, they found other squirrels were there already.
THE TALE OF TIMMY TIPTOESBEATRIX POTTER
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