goofy

[ goo-fee ]
/ ˈgu fi /

adjective, goof·i·er, goof·i·est. Slang.

ridiculous; silly; wacky; nutty: a goofy little hat.

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Origin of goofy

First recorded in 1915–20; goof + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM goofy

goof·i·ly, adverbgoof·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for goofy

goofy
/ (ˈɡuːfɪ) /

adjective goofier or goofiest informal

foolish; silly; stupid
British (of teeth) sticking out; protruding

Derived forms of goofy

goofily, adverbgoofiness, noun
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