Goody vs Woody - What's the difference?
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 woody is
a male given name, from a nickname for woodrow.
Used to indicate pleasure or delight.
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.
Covered in woods; wooded.
(obsolete) Belonging to the woods; sylvan.
* 1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , II.iii:
Made of wood, or having wood-like properties.
- with the wooddie Nymphes when she did play, / Or when the flying Libbard she did chace, / She could them nimbly moue, and after fly apace.
(botany) Lignified: "the woody parts of a plant".
- Subshrubs, shrubs, trees and lianas are all woody plants.
A station wagon that has a retro wooden exterior, often associated with Southern California surfing culture.
(vulgar, slang) An erection.