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goofball

Pronunciation: /ˈguːfbɔːl/

Translation of goofball in Spanish:

noun/nombre

(American English/inglés norteamericano) [slang/argot]
  • 1.1 (barbiturate) somnífero (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 (person) memo, (masculine, feminine) [colloquial/familiar]; (before noun/delante del nombre) [ideas/suggestions] estúpido
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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