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  • n  benefit
    for your own good
    what's the good of worrying?
  • n  moral excellence or admirableness
    there is much good to be found in people
  • n  that which is pleasing or valuable or useful
    weigh the good against the bad
    among the highest goods of all are happiness and self-realization
  • n  articles of commerce
  • a  having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified
    good news from the hospital
    a good report card
    when she was good she was very very good
    a good knife is one good for cutting
    this stump will make a good picnic table
    a good check
    a good joke
    a good exterior paint
    a good secretary
    a good dress for the office
  • s  having the normally expected amount
    gives good measure
    a good mile from here
  • a  morally admirable
  • s  deserving of esteem and respect
    ruined the family's good name
  • s  promoting or enhancing well-being
    the experience was good for her
  • s  agreeable or pleasing
    we all had a good time
    good manners
  • s  of moral excellence
    a genuinely good person
  • s  having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
    a good mechanic
  • s  thorough
    had a good workout
    gave the house a good cleaning
  • s  with or in a close or intimate relationship
    a good friend
  • s  financially sound
    a good investment
  • s  most suitable or right for a particular purpose
    a good time to plant tomatoes
  • s  resulting favorably
    it's a good thing that I wasn't there
    it is good that you stayed
  • s  exerting force or influence
    a warranty good for two years
  • s  capable of pleasing
    good looks
  • s  appealing to the mind
    good music
  • s  in excellent physical condition
    good teeth
    I still have one good leg
  • s  tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health
    a good night's sleep
  • s  not forged
    a good dollar bill
  • s  not left to spoil
    the meat is still good
  • s  generally admired
    good taste
  • r  (often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard (`good' is a nonstandard dialectal variant for `well')
    the baby can walk pretty good
  • r  completely and absolutely (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly')
    we beat him good
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  • n  an idle worthless person
  • s  without merit
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  • n  an idle worthless person
  • s  without merit
    a lazy no-count, good-for-nothing goldbrick
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  • s  showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity
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  • s  pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion
    a good-looking man
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  • a  having an easygoing and cheerful disposition
    too good-natured to resent a little criticism
    the good-natured policeman on our block
    the sounds of good-natured play
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  • s  occupied with or fond of the pleasures of good company
    he was a real good-time Charlie
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  • s  moderately good of its kind
    a goodish wine
  • s  large in amount or extent or degree
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  • s  large in amount or extent or degree
    a goodly amount
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  • n  a person who behaves extremely well in order to please a superior
  • s  affectedly or smugly good or self-righteous
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  • n  a cartoon character created by Walt Disney
  • s  ludicrous, foolish
    wore a goofy hat
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