Definitions for goofguf

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

goof*guf

  1. (v.i.)to make an error, misjudgment, etc.; blunder.

    Category: Status (usage)

  2. to waste time; evade work or responsibility (often fol. by off or around).

    Category: Status (usage)

  3. (v.t.)to spoil or make a mess of; botch; bungle (often fol. by up).

    Category: Status (usage)

  4. to tease; kid (often fol. by on).

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

  5. (n.)a foolish or stupid person.

    Category: Status (usage)

  6. a mistake, esp. one due to carelessness.

    Category: Status (usage)

  7. a source of fun:

    We short-sheeted his bed just for a goof.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

* Informal..

Origin of goof:

1915–20; appar. var. of obs. goff dolt < MF goffe awkward, stupid

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fathead, goof, goofball, bozo, jackass, goose, cuckoo, twat, zany(noun)

    a man who is a stupid incompetent fool

  2. clown, buffoon, goof, goofball, merry andrew(verb)

    a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior

  3. drop the ball, sin, blunder, boob, goof(verb)

    commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake

    "I blundered during the job interview"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. goof(verb)ˈuf

    to make a mistake

    I goofed and forgot to call.

Wiktionary

  1. goof(Noun)

    A mistake or error

    I made a goof in that last calculation.

  2. goof(Noun)

    As a specific usage in film, an error made during production which finds its way into the final release.

  3. goof(Noun)

    A foolish person

    Your little brother is a total goof.

  4. goof(Noun)

    A child molester.

  5. goof(Verb)

    To make a mistake.

    It's my fault: I goofed.

  6. goof(Verb)

    To engage in mischief.

    We were just goofing by painting the neighbors cat green.

  7. Origin: Perhaps from dialect goff from early modern English goffen

Freebase

  1. Goof

    A goof is a mistake.

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