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Meaning of “goody” in the English Dictionary

"goody" in British English

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goodynoun

uk   us   /ˈɡʊd.i/ informal

goodyexclamation

uk   us   /ˈɡʊd.i/ informal or child's word
used to show ​pleasure: Oh goody! Chocolate ​cake.
(Definition of goody from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"goody" in American English

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goodynoun [C usually pl]

 us   /ˈɡʊd·i/ infml
something ​pleasant to ​eat, such as a ​piece of ​candy

goodyexclamation

 us   /ˈɡʊd·i/
  • goody exclamation (EXPRESSION)

used, esp. by ​children, to show ​pleasure: Oh goody! Chocolate ​cake.
(Definition of goody from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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