- an extremely incompetent, eccentric, or silly person.
- a pill containing a barbiturate or a tranquilizing drug.
Origin of goofball
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Related Words for goofballfool, weirdo, jerk, techie, oaf, dolt, goober, dweeb, goofball, dork, clod, donkey, dunce, blunderer, butterfingers, klutz, bonehead, idiot, butcher, botcher
Examples from the Web for goofball
Contemporary Examples of goofball
But, at least it gives future goofball candidates a roadmap in Idaho.Who Voted For Idaho's Weirdo Candidates For Governor?
May 21, 2014
Entertainment became a series of goofball, anything-goes hijinks.Tori Spelling's Mommy Issues
April 21, 2009
- a barbiturate sleeping pill
- a fool
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Word Origin and History for goofball
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- A barbiturate or tranquilizer in the form of a pill, especially when taken for nonmedical purposes.
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