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goody-goody

goody-goody

Date: Jul 03 2008

Themes: Pop Culture

Quote

1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

“Everything was so goody-goody, and I’m like, well, maybe that’s not the reality.”

- Actress Tori Spelling reflects on the plot of 90210. (Entertainment Weekly)

Definition

1. Definition - Study the definition.

something or someone overly sweet or obnoxiously nice

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

To fall in love high school, get married afterward and live happily ever after. That’s the dream, right? But how often does that actually happen? Most people have a dark side. Even when high school sweethearts get married, they often get divorced later.

After a decade away from it, Tori Spelling is going to act in a new 90210 series. Her character, Donna, married her high school boyfriend at the end of the last series. But Spelling isn’t sure if they’ll be together in the new episodes. She thinks it might be too goody-goody.

Think about it. It would be sweet for them to be together, but wouldn’t it be a little bit annoying too? Just a little too perfect?

Something that’s goody-goody is so sweet that it’s annoying. Do you have a friend who never likes to go anywhere or stay up late because she always wants to do what’s healthy and productive? Sounds like your friend is a goody-goody (or a goody-two-shoes).

Examples

1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

“He’s such a goody-goody. As soon as he catches someone doing something wrong, he runs straight to the boss.”

“That movie was OK. It was a little bit goody-goody for me. I like more action!”

Winners

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

mecklybver perfect, with no hitch. when it goes with someone it means that someone is very sweet and behave too well. brown-noser
by mecklybver
tarkaw -behave good in everything
by tarkaw
Eydo goody-goody affectedly self-righteous person
by Eydo
It means exhibiting goodness with silliness.
by lovely_ruby56
chugees mmm... seems like being inocent? extremely saint?
by chugees
Mr. Pmosh Like fantasy
by Mr. Pmosh
ChattoBoy Perfect, nice in a corny kind of way
by ChattoBoy
affectedly or smugly good or self-righteous
by Shiningteresa
Englearn behaving good or sweet to please or impress their superior or those peoples who are in authority.
by Englearn
Fansy, not real.
by Robert_Grace

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Iran, Islamic Republic Of

hiCool

08:48 PM Aug 02 2012 |

miffoo

miffoo

Slovakia

goody-goody meaning something sweet that’s not real :)

08:46 AM Feb 22 2009 |

Amiable:))

Ukraine

Well,pretty useful expression,thx:)

04:14 PM Jul 09 2008 |

lovelygirl_1997_piano

Viet Nam

it is a cool!

03:47 AM Jul 08 2008 |

papeja24

Germany

Thank you so much for your share

02:26 AM Jul 06 2008 |

Adriana15

Adriana15

Mexico

I didn´t know that expression.
IT´S GREAT.
goody-goody

10:41 PM Jul 05 2008 |

Hengbo shi

Hengbo shi

China

sometimes goody-goody has the same mean with sticks in mud !

09:54 AM Jul 05 2008 |

enthusiasticBoy

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

its goody-goody (_)

04:49 AM Jul 05 2008 |

GHado0o0sh

GHado0o0sh

Saudi Arabia

a new funcky word…thanx for the lessone

11:28 PM Jul 04 2008 |

geridimitrova

Burundi

i like it! i hope, i am not too goody-goody person

11:28 AM Jul 04 2008 |

dalalsd

dalalsd

Tunisia

It’s a good lesson.It was very helpful.
Thanks!

10:00 AM Jul 04 2008 |

abu_shehab

abu_shehab

Israel

nice goody

11:57 PM Jul 03 2008 |

alsad

Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

good

07:47 PM Jul 03 2008 |

y.s kim

South Korea

i’ve got a big one

10:31 AM Jul 03 2008 |

195854255

195854255

United States

I do have a friend whonever likes to go anywhere or stay up late cuz she always wahts to do what’s healthy and productive.

09:00 AM Jul 03 2008 |

FROST-SU

FROST-SU

China

if i say someone is a goody-goody,do i make her or him angry or happy?

05:41 AM Jul 03 2008 |

ledo111

ledo111

Egypt

guys u think of marriage as buying a new car..lol
keeping being married for this period is goody-goody..lol
i know guys still being married for 25 years.,loooooooooool

05:22 AM Jul 03 2008 |

Snailflying

China

Actually.in the reality,there is so many goody-goody guys.:(

01:15 AM Jul 03 2008 |

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