Definition of goofus in English:

goofus

Syllabification: goof·us
Pronunciation: /ˈgo͞ofəs
 
/

noun

US informal
A foolish or stupid person (often used as a general term of abuse).
More example sentences
  • Apparently, these goofuses actually expected the applause of a grateful public, but instead folks are appalled at what they are trying to do to us.
  • Avery was the burly curly-haired twinkle-eyed guy, and Burns was the lanky goofus.
  • She hadn't been on a date for over a year, and the good doctor was infinitely more sophisticated and charming than all the goofuses she had been with combined.

Origin

1920s: based on goof.

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