Definition of goofball in English:

goofball

Line breaks: goof|ball
Pronunciation: /ˈɡuːfbɔːl
 
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noun

informal , chiefly North American
  • 1A naive or stupid person.
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    • Had not Wray come up with this magical concept, I would never have enjoyed so many hours in garages and basements with other like-minded goofballs as a teenager.
    • The Folk Fest, on the other hand, has a town full of goofballs who insist that ‘headliners’ are what it needs more than anything else.
    • No wonder Jim Jeffords wanted nothing to do with these goofballs.
  • 2A narcotic drug in the form of a pill, especially a barbiturate.
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    • I thought goofballs disappeared along with bennies, zoot suits and Vault of Horror comics.
    • Here's a little checklist to see if your fitness instructor is selling goofballs in the shower.
    • In Vanishing Point, a man known only as Kowalski gets hepped up on goofballs and bets that he can drive a white Dodge Challenger muscle car from Denver to San Francisco in approximately 15 hours.

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