Goods vs Goodo - What's the difference?

goods | goodo |

As a noun goods

is (business|economics|plurale tantum) that which is produced, then traded, bought or sold, then finally consumed.

As an adjective goodo is

(australian slang) good; used after the noun .

As an interjection goodo is

(uk|australian|nz|colloquial|slang) good; used to show approval or satisfaction .




  • (business, economics, plurale tantum) That which is produced, then traded, bought or sold, then finally consumed.
  • (informal, often preceded by the) Something authentic, important, or revealing.
  • (transport) freight (not passengers)
  • English plurals
  • Usage notes

    * Adjectives often applied to produced, traded, or consumed "goods": returned, used, damaged, stolen, lost, dangerous, non-traded, intermediate, promotional, industrial, agricultural, imported, cheap, expensive, luxury, inferior, counterfeit, raw, processed, scarce, durable, perishable, baked, public, collective, digital, virtual, necessary, essential.


    * (that which is consumed) wares * evidence, facts


    * (that which is consumed) capital, services

    Derived terms

    * baked goods * bill of goods * brown goods * capital goods * come up with the goods * consumer goods * cost of goods sold * damaged goods * dangerous goods * deliver the goods * digital goods * dry goods * fancy goods * finished goods * get the goods on, have the goods on * goods and sales tax * goods train, goods van, goods wagon * grave goods * greige goods * heavy goods vehicle * leathergoods * nongoods * red goods * sell someone a bill of goods * smallgoods * softgoods * white goods






    goodo' (''comparative'' ''and'' ''superlative'' ''as for'' ' good )
  • (Australian slang) Good; used after the noun .
  • * 1937 , , Wings Above the Diamantina , 1985, page 287,
  • To Knowles he said: “Quick! Give her tucker!. She hungry. She eat. She sleep. Bimeby she goodo .”


  • (UK, Australian, NZ, colloquial, slang) Good; used to show approval or satisfaction .
  • * 1957 , Horace Sawyer Mazet, Shark Fishing off the Great Barrier Reef , page 61,
  • “Now we?re cooking! It works!” crowed Bob. “And now before it grows dark let?s pour it off into our storage tanks.”
    Goodo , Bob. We rich now!” Ebony gloated.
  • * 1984 , , 1995, page 40,
  • Goodo ,” Picnic said, blinking. “Man, look at the quail.”
  • * 2004 , David L. Andrews, Manchester United: A Thematic Study , page 203,
  • Some bantering responses joked about whether David May was connected to Brian May, and the rock group Queen, but most expressed a sense of relief that anyone was willing to come to the small-town, economically struggling club. Jo Tomlinson: ‘Goodo , a signing! Even though we did boo him last year...’
  • * 2009 , George W. Adams, Under the Southern Cross , page 111,
  • John held both my hands tightly, looking straight into my eyes for several moments. His eyes moistened, “I don?t know how to thank you – it?s been quite a spell since my Janeie has been happy.” Bob gleefully joined in, “Goodo' Sport!...' Goodo !”
  • * 2010 , , A Simpler Time , unnumbered page,
  • ‘I have a sore elbow...’ I fib in a small whine, as I know she worries sometimes when I have too many nightmares.
    Goodo . Well, let me “tiss” it better,’ she whispers back, so as not to wake Dad from his heavy, snoring slumber, and with her eyes still closed—as the surrounding bush continues to coo its soft night noises through her open bedroom window—she reaches out, finds my proffered elbow, and applies a kiss.


    * righto