Goody vs Goofy - What's the difference?

goody | goofy |


As an interjection goody

is used to indicate pleasure or delight.

As a noun goody

is a small amount of something good to eat.

As a proper noun goofy is

a character: a slow-witted anthropomorphic dog with a goofy laugh.

goody

English

Interjection

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  • Used to indicate pleasure or delight.
  • Noun

    (goodies)
  • A small amount of something good to eat.
  • Any small, usually free, item.
  • (Ireland) pudding made by boiling bread in milk with sugar and spices.
  • (obsolete) shortening of goodwife, a 17th century puritan honorific.
  • protagonist or hero
  • An American fish, the lafayette or spot.
  • goofy

    English

    Etymology 1

    Adjective

    (er)
  • silly, quirky
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2012 , date=December 29 , author=Paul Doyle , title=Arsenal's Theo Walcott hits hat-trick in thrilling victory over Newcastle , work=The Guardian citation , page= , passage=Glorious attacking and goofy defending: here was a match that encapsulated the madcap appeal of this season's Premier League.}}

    Derived terms

    * goofily * goofiness

    Etymology 2

    From the way the Disney character was first depicted surfing, with right foot forward. BBC Sport, "Sochi 2014: A jargon-busting guide to the halfpipe", 11 February 2014

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (snowboarding) riding with right foot forward.
  • Antonyms

    * (snowboarding) regular

    Coordinate terms

    * (snowboarding) switch

    References