informal, chiefly North AmericanTranslate goof | into Italian
1a mistake:he made one of the most embarrassing goofs of his tenure 2a foolish or stupid person.
verb [no object]
1spend time idly or foolishly; fool around:I was goofing around and broke my arm
) evade a duty; idle or shirk:he was goofing off from his math homework
) make fun of; ridicule:Lew and I started goofing on Alison’s friend
2make a mistake; blunder:you’re scared to say yes in case you goof up