What is the meaning of the phrase 'Goody-two-shoes'?

What is the meaning of the phrase 'Goody-two-shoes'?

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isaaq
9 months ago
Goody two shoes is an idiom with a very old origin. We will look at the current meaning of the term goody two shoes, the original meaning, where it comes from and some examples of its use in sentences. A goody two shoes is a person who is overly well-behaved, someone who is smugly virtuous.
The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes is a children's story published by John Newbery in London in 1765. The story popularized the phrase "goody two-shoes" as a descriptor for an excessively virtuous person or do-gooder.
mizta smart
9 months ago
the meaning of the phrase Goody two shoes --is an idiom with a very
old origin. We will look at the current
meaning of the term goody two shoes, the
original meaning, where it comes from and
some examples of its use in sentences. A
goody two shoes is a person who is overly
well-behaved, someone who is smugly
virtuous.
Gaby
6 months ago
Goody two shoes is an idiom with a very
old origin. We will look at the current
meaning of the term goody two shoes, the
original meaning, where it comes from and
some examples of its use in sentences. A
goody two shoes is a person who is overly
well-behaved, someone who is smugly
virtuous.
The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes is a
children's story published by John Newbery
in London in 1765. The story popularized
the phrase "goody two-shoes" as a
descriptor for an excessively virtuous
person or do-gooder.
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