What does goof mean?

Definitions for goofguf

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word goof.

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"


  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


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Vikrant Parsai:

    Some people get up and go others just get up and goof.

  2. Newt Gingrich:

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

  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.

Images & Illustrations of goof

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Translations for goof

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

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

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