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a. A playful, silly, or outlandish person.
b. A foolish, incompetent, or stupid person.
2. Slang A barbiturate or tranquilizer pill, especially when taken for nonmedical purposes.
Silly or outlandish: "Underneath his goofball braggadocio lies a kind of purity" (David Ansen).
1. (Pharmacology) a barbiturate sleeping pill
2. a fool
1. an incompetent or silly person.
2. a pill containing a barbiturate or a tranquilizing drug.
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|Noun||1.||goofball - a man who is a stupid incompetent fool|
|2.||goofball - a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior|
harlequin - a clown or buffoon (after the Harlequin character in the commedia dell'arte)
jester, motley fool, fool - a professional clown employed to entertain a king or nobleman in the Middle Ages
whiteface - a clown whose face is covered with white make-up
zany - a buffoon in one of the old comedies; imitates others for ludicrous effect
n (esp US inf) → Doofkopp m (sl)