American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The male head of a household.
- n. A husband.
- n. Archaic Used formerly as a courtesy title before the surname of a man not of noble birth.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The man of the house; master; husband; head of a family.
- n. A familiar appellation of civility; a term of respect, frequently used to or of a person before his surname: nearly equivalent to Mr. or sometimes to gaffer. It was sometimes used ironically.
- n. archaic or dialectal A familiar appellation of civility.
- n. archaic or dialectal A husband; the master of a house or family.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. obsolete A familiar appellation of civility, equivalent to “My friend”, “Good sir”, “Mister;” -- sometimes used ironically.
- n. Archaic A husband; the master of a house or family; -- often used in speaking familiarly.
- n. United States clarinetist who in 1934 formed a big band (including black as well as white musicians) and introduced a kind of jazz known as swing (1909-1986)
- From Middle English godeman, equivalent to good + man. (Wiktionary)
“Wait but till I call the goodman and open a pottle of my summer beer; 't is dear Dame Brewster's diet-drink, with a thought more flavor to it, and John says -- ah, here thou art, thou big sluggard.”
“i think saul goodman is one of the greastest charachters ive ever seen on television, and i cant be the only person who thiks that. also, the pizza throw was pretty perfect. ajg1993”
“19 For the goodman is not at home, he is gone a long journey: 20 He hath taken a bag of money with him, and will come home at the day appointed.”
“The bogle that comes to a house at night and throttles the goodman is a creature more hardy than the dragon, and more persevering.”
“If they have called the goodman of the house Beelzebub, how much more them of his household?”
“In the manner of modern employers, the "goodman" calls his worker "Friend" but treats him with contempt.”
“They kept the high-road for a while, and then turned into a broken path over the higher ground, the nearest way to the farm of Grassie, where the "goodman" who had ploughed and sowed and gathered the harvests for fifty years and more lay dead of a broken heart.”
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“I live about 15 miles from where 3 bear dogs where confirmed to be killed by wolves ... near goodman park in marinette county”
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