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1.
one hell of a good winner.
"She's a Goodwin."
"A Goodwin?"
"Yeah man, she is good at winning everything, and good job for winning her."
by Jessica Goodwin August 12, 2008
 
2.
sysnonymous with butterscotch. An old lady chick magnet. One who parties all night long with neck cancer-ridden grandmas.
Old ladies like the smell of butterscotch. Grandma has to take her teeth out to suck on a piece of butterscotch. Goodwin is butterscotch.
by The Central Regulator April 02, 2013
 
3.
To get an amazing reward despite abject failure
The economy has tanked but boardroom and bankers pay has been one goodwin after another
by unbanker March 04, 2009