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goody

noun uk   us   /ˈɡʊd.i/ informal

goody noun (PLEASANT THING)

[C usually plural] an object that people want or enjoy, often something nice to eat: All the children were given a bag of goodies - mostly sweets and toys.

goody noun (PERSON)

[C] someone, especially in a film or story, who is good: It's one of those films where you don't know until the last moment who are the goodies and who are the baddies.

goody

exclamation uk   us   /ˈɡʊd.i/ informal or child's word
used to show pleasure: Oh goody! Chocolate cake.
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