Meaning of “goody” in the English Dictionary

"goody" in British English

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goodynoun

uk /ˈɡʊd.i/ us /ˈɡʊd.i/ informal

goodyexclamation

uk /ˈɡʊd.i/ us /ˈɡʊd.i/ informal or child's word

(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

goody noun [ C usually pl ] (FOOD)

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)