goofy

[goo-fee]

Origin of goofy

First recorded in 1915–20; goof + -y1
Related formsgoof·i·ly, adverbgoof·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for goofily

goofy

adjective goofier or goofiest informal
  1. foolish; silly; stupid
  2. British (of teeth) sticking out; protruding
Derived Formsgoofily, adverbgoofiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for goofily

goofy

adj.

1921, from goof + -y (2). The Disney character of that name began life c.1929 as Dippy Dawg.

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