What does GOOF mean?

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This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word GOOF.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fathead, goof, goofball, bozo, jackass, goose, cuckoo, twat, zanynoun

    a man who is a stupid incompetent fool

  2. clown, buffoon, goof, goofball, merry andrewverb

    a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior

  3. drop the ball, sin, blunder, boob, goofverb

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

    "I blundered during the job interview"


  1. goofnoun

    A mistake or error

    I made a goof in that last calculation.

  2. goofnoun

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

  3. goofnoun

    A foolish person

    Your little brother is a total goof.

  4. goofnoun

    A child molester.

  5. goofverb

    To make a mistake.

    It's my fault: I goofed.

  6. goofverb

    To engage in mischief.

    We were just goofing by painting the neighbors cat green.

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


  1. Goof

    A goof is a mistake. The term is also used in a number of specific senses: in cinema, it is an error or oversight during production that is visible in the released version of the film.


  1. goof

    A goof is a term used to describe a mistake, blunder, or careless action. It often implies a sense of light-heartedness or silliness rather than a serious error. Alternatively, "goof" can also be used as a noun to refer to a person who is clumsy, silly or makes mistakes habitually.


  1. Goof

    A goof is a mistake.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of GOOF in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of GOOF in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of GOOF in a Sentence

  1. John Melendez:

    I am shocked... I mean we did this as a goof, I'm John Melendez, i just could not believe that it took us an hour and a half to get Jared Kushner and Donald Trump on the phone from Air Force One.

  2. Tom Albright:

    I could get ahead of the job for three hours, and at that point I could go goof off for three hours, those were the good old days. It ain't like that anymore. They get every nickel that they can out of that individual working that job on the floor.

  3. The President:

    When I see you, I think about my own youth because I wasn't that different from you -- probably not as articulate and maybe more of a goof-off, but the main difference was I lived in a more forgiving environment. but what I also want to say to you is that you're really important to the future of this country.

  4. Newt Gingrich:

    We're all human and we all goof. Do things that may be wrong, but do something.

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  • botaCzech
  • tumpeDanish
  • boboSpanish
  • vigaEstonian
  • گافPersian
  • hölmö, munaus, möhliä, virhe, mokata, tollo, mokaFinnish
  • gaffeFrench
  • errare, partecipare ad una bravata, sbaglio, tonto, errore, fuori di testa, sbagliareItalian
  • goofPortuguese
  • лох, растли́тельница, опло́шность, тупи́ца, дура́к, [[попадать]] [[впросак]], растли́тель, болва́н, крети́н, [[попасть]] [[впросак]], опростоволоситься, оши́бка, ду́рень, остоло́п, педофи́лRussian
  • fel, trindskalle, tabba, ärthjärna, knäppgök, tabbe, knäppskalle, misstag, pappskalle, dummerjöns, tjockskalle, träskalle, dåre, nöt, peddo, dummer, dumskalle, dumbom, jöns, pucko, dumsnut, stolle, knasboll, tok, fårskalle, göra en tabbe, blådåreSwedish

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