good and proper

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good and proper

1. Appropriate and acceptable, often socially. Don't cancel your meeting with him at the last minute—that's not good and proper behavior.
2. With intensity. Mom scolded me good and proper after I ignored my chores yet again.
See also: and, good, proper

ˌgood and ˈproper

(British English, spoken) completely; thoroughly: That’s messed things up good and proper.
See also: and, good, proper