- Slang. stupid, foolish, or awkward: a goony smile on his face.
- Informal. of or like a goon; thuggish; brutal.
Origin of goony
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Examples from the Web for goonies
I want to know when someone is going to make another movie like The Goonies.Shailene Woodley Opens Up About Coming of Age, ‘Divergent,’ and the Faults in Our World
January 22, 2014
A look at Fight Club, Goonies, and more infamous urinations on the big screen.‘The Paperboy,’ ‘Austin Powers’ & More Film Pee Scenes (Videos)
May 27, 2012
Screen credits include the film, Goonies, and television programs such as The Love Boat, and Dukes of Hazzard.How the Somali Pirate Victims Became Martyrs
February 23, 2011
We had for breakfast this morning some of the brown albatross or "goonies," as they call them.
Seagulls and goonies had followed in the wake of our ship, and rested themselves each day aloft in the rigging.A Woman who went to Alaska
May Kellogg Sullivan
The "goonies" also are easy to capture, although they are large and strong and a blow from the wing would break a man's limb.