noun South Midland and Southern U.S.
Origin of goober
Examples from the Web for goober
“Shake It Off” and its accompanying music video are all about being a goober and dancing like an offbeat weirdo.Butts, ‘Bang Bang’ & Beyoncé: The Craziest MTV Video Music Awards Moments|Kevin Fallon|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What Goober lacks in intelligence he makes up for in impersonations.
Goober at the Auto Show Rarely one to leave Mayberry, Goober ventured out of town for the Raleigh auto show.
Goober Fills in for Andy When Andy is called away from the courthouse, an enthusiastic Goober volunteers to fill in.
After a little nudge from his enthusiastic cousin Gomer, Goober channels superstar Cary Grant with this “convincing” impression.
Thus Peter was done with the Goober case, and mighty glad of it he was.
Goober Glory heard and felt that her own heart was surely breaking.A Sunny Little Lass|Evelyn Raymond
They give old people potato patches and let the children have goober rows.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves|Work Projects Administration
Peter would be a most important witness for the Goober defense, and they must take good care of him.
To begin at the beginning: the "Goober case" parallels in its main outlines the case of Tom Mooney.
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Word Origin for goober
Word Origin and History for goober
"peanut," 1833, American English, of African origin, perhaps Bantu (cf. Kikongo and Kimbundu nguba "peanut").