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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.
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goofy

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

goofy

[ˈguːfɪ] ADJ (goofier (compar) (goofiest (superl)))
1. (esp US) (= silly) → bobo
2. [teeth] → salido, de conejo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

goofy

[ˈguːfi] adj [person, smile] → niais(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

goofy

adj (+er) (inf)dämlich (inf), → doof (inf)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

goofy

[ˈguːfɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (Am) → ridicolo/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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