- ridiculous; silly; wacky; nutty: a goofy little hat.
Origin of goofy
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Examples from the Web for goofy
Speech, in this case, is our ability to spend money on a goofy entertainment.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead
January 8, 2015
He was very even-keeled, goofy and liked to play basketball.Protesters Demand Justice For Gurley As Gap Grows Between Cops and NYC
December 28, 2014
“It paints the women as shrews, as humorless and uptight, and it paints the men as lovable, goofy, fun-loving guys,” she said.It’s Time to Stop Hating Katherine Heigl
November 17, 2014
Joey was strong, resourceful, plucky, goofy, and vulnerable—and, of course, you hoped she would pick Pacey over Dawson.How Can Katie Holmes Escape Tom Cruise—and ‘Dawson’s Creek’?
October 30, 2014
The Thompsons, while goofy and simple and often unintelligible, really and truly loved each other.The Shocking Rise and Fall of ‘Honey Boo Boo’
October 24, 2014
Some goofy new gland, I suppose—or as you guessed, a mutational development.Telempathy
Brooks had just landed with his goofy student and was crawling out of his cockpit when he saw the ship hit.
He jumped back into his cockpit, gave his still idling motor the gun and took off, his goofy student still in the rear seat.
They looked so midwestern and goofy, and he gave them his wolfy smile—hello, little piggies, here to blow your house down.Makers
If I keep doing all these goofy things for you, Ill never make commander.The Sex Life of the Gods
- foolish; silly; stupid
- British (of teeth) sticking out; protruding
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Word Origin and History for goofy
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