[ goof-bawl ]
/ ˈgufˌbɔl /
an extremely incompetent, eccentric, or silly person.
a pill containing a barbiturate or a tranquilizing drug.
Dork, Dweeb, Nerd, And Geek: Which One Are You?There’s a lot of overlap in meanings. Yet, some of these terms have grown up a little more than others and even wriggled away from their negative connotations. In fact, there appears to be a hierarchy to these terms now.
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British Dictionary definitions for goofball
/ (ˈɡuːfˌbɔːl) /
noun US and Canadian slang
a barbiturate sleeping pill
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Medicine definitions for goofball
A barbiturate or tranquilizer in the form of a pill, especially when taken for nonmedical purposes.
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