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goof-off

[ goof-awf, -of ]
/ ˈgufˌɔf, -ˌɒf /
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noun Slang.
a person who habitually shirks work or responsibility; idler.
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Origin of goof-off

First recorded in 1950–55; noun use of verb phrase goof off
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