goody-goody goody-goody

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person who behaves extremely well in order to please a superior
  2. (adj) affectedly or smugly good or self-righteous

Usage(s):

  1. Nah, that would have been too goody-goody.
  2. The very nameBoy Scoutis practically a synonym for sissy, goody-goody, square.
  3. I am not as politically oriented as my father, mother and sister are, but I want to present a good imagebut not so sweet and goody-goody that it isn't me.

News

  • 'The To Do List' Red Band Trailer Is Actually Really Elegant (It's Not)

    Aubrey Plaza is looking to experiment before she heads to college in the new NSFW trailer for the coming of age comedy "The To Do List," which debuted last night. The red band trailer dives deeper into the premise, which casts Plaza as the goody-goody straight-A student that fears heading to college without any sexual [...]
    on June 5, 2013     Source: MTV

Quotes

  1. Duff told OK!: "I said something about how she didn't like her fans dressing like her, and how she should appreciate that because it's a compliment." "She called me a goody-goody. Everyone is trying to prove who they are, and their position....
    on Apr 17, 2008 By: Hilary Duff Source: Digital Spy

  2. Though a rep for the actress tells Star Vanessa is "devastated," a source close to Hudgens says, "There are rumors she's fine with those photos ending up on the Internet because she wants to move away from her 'goody-goody' image."
    on Sep 16, 2007 By: Vanessa Hudgens Source: National Ledger

  3. Lavigne replied, "Who the hell cares what she has to say about my fans? Hilary Duff's such a goody-goody, such a mommy's girl."
    on May 31, 2007 By: Avril Lavigne Source: National Post

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