noun, plural doo·fus·es.
Origin of doofus
Examples from the Web for doofus
Contemporary Examples of doofus
I hope that its success encourages others to look beyond the tired “doofus dad” tropes.Move Over, Ladies: Dove Does Dads
June 17, 2014
As for the current team ... Mitt Romney: too much of a doofus.Squishes, Step Aside: Ted Cruz and Chris Christie’s Old-School Manliness
May 13, 2013
To this point, the Delaware doofus always seemed cloaked in an invincible air of likeability.Joe Biden’s Rude Debate Laughter: The Joke’s on Him
October 12, 2012
“OK, I feel like a doofus, but I cried through like half of that thing,” she admitted.Watch Crying ‘Harry Potter’ Fans
The Daily Beast
July 16, 2011
Word Origin for doofus
student slang, "dolt, idiot, nerd," by 1960s. "Dictionary of American Slang" says "probably related to doo-doo and goofus."