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noun as in overly good or nice person

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The goody-goody Jagger started becoming more like Richards and began calling himself “Mick.”

Obama and the goody-goody Democrats desperately want to believe the Republicans are capable of a compromise on health care.

Oh, you dear old Goody Goody, she cried, springing to her feet and throwing her arms around Tessa.

One said contemptuously, "Oh, you're a goody-goody, parson!"

Was this the cousin whom she had considered a sort of namby-pamby, goody-goody girl who would be easily controlled?

Mustn't be too goody-goody; that kind of thing is falling out of date.

A little fellow called Jamie took me aside, and in the most friendly way advised me not to be so "goody-goody."


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to goody-goody, such as: boy scout, goody two-shoes, priss, miss priss, prig, and good samaritan.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.