goofus

[ goo-fuhs ]
/ ˈgu fəs /

noun, plural goo·fus·es.Slang.

a foolish, stupid, or inept person.

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Origin of goofus

An Americanism dating back to 1915–20; of uncertain origin; perhaps a derivative of goof
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