goofy

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goof·y

 (go͞o′fē) Informal
adj. goof·i·er, goof·i·est
1. Silly; ridiculous: a goofy hat.
2. Having the right foot forward when riding a board such as a skateboard or snowboard: a goofy stance.
adv.
In a stance in which the right foot is forward: rode the snowboard goofy down the trail.

goof′i·ly adv.
goof′i·ness n.

goofy

(ˈɡuːfɪ)
adj, goofier or goofiest
1. foolish; silly; stupid
2. Brit (of teeth) sticking out; protruding
ˈgoofily adv
ˈgoofiness n

goof•y

(ˈgu fi)

adj. goof•i•er, goof•i•est. Informal.
ridiculous; silly; wacky.
[1915–20]
goof′i•ly, adv.
goof′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Goofy - a cartoon character created by Walt Disney
Adj.1.goofy - ludicrous, foolish; "gave me a cockamamie reason for not going"; "wore a goofy hat"; "a silly idea"; "some wacky plan for selling more books"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
foolish - devoid of good sense or judgment; "foolish remarks"; "a foolish decision"
Translations
Goofy

goofy

[ˈguːfɪ] ADJ (goofier (compar) (goofiest (superl)))
1. (esp US) (= silly) → bobo
2. [teeth] → salido, de conejo

goofy

[ˈguːfi] adj [person, smile] → niais(e)

goofy

adj (+er) (inf)dämlich (inf), → doof (inf)

goofy

[ˈguːfɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (Am) → ridicolo/a
References in periodicals archive ?
Born in 1932, wearing his soon-to-be-trademark turtleneck, white gloves, and tall hat in the black-and-white Mickey's Revue, he went by the name Dippy Dawg, which would turn into Dippy the Goof and then Goofy.
Then in the Mickey adventure Moose Hunt, in 1931, Pluto himself is introduced, and he became a regular fixture, with Goofy, originally called Dippy Dawg, appearing three years later.
Disney's Goofy began his celluloid life as Dippy Dawg, first appearing in the 1932 cartoon Mickey's Revue.