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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Goofyadjective

    a cartoon character created by Walt Disney

  2. cockamamie, cockamamy, goofy, sappy, silly, wacky, whacky, zanyadjective

    ludicrous, foolish

    "gave me a cockamamie reason for not going"; "wore a goofy hat"; "a silly idea"; "some wacky plan for selling more books"

GCIDE

  1. goofyadjective

    foolish and silly, or appearing silly; as, he wore a goofy hat.

Wiktionary

  1. goofyadjective

    silly, quirky

  2. goofyadjective

    riding with right foot forward.

  3. Goofynoun

    A Disney character: a slow-witted anthropomorphic dog with a goofy laugh.

  4. Etymology: From goofy#Adjective

Wikipedia

  1. Goofy

    Goofy is a cartoon character created by The Walt Disney Company. He is a tall, anthropomorphic dog who typically wears a turtle neck and vest, with pants, shoes, white gloves, and a tall hat originally designed as a rumpled fedora. Goofy is a close friend of Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck, and Max Goof's father. He is normally characterized as hopelessly clumsy and dim-witted, yet this interpretation is not always definitive; occasionally, Goofy is shown as intuitive and clever, albeit in his own unique, eccentric way. Goofy debuted in animated cartoons, starting in 1932 with Mickey's Revue as Dippy Dawg, who is older than Goofy would come to be. Later the same year, he was re-imagined as a younger character, now called Goofy, in the short The Whoopee Party. During the 1930s, he was used extensively as part of a comedy trio with Mickey and Donald. Starting in 1939, Goofy was given his own series of shorts that were popular in the 1940s and early 1950s. Two Goofy shorts were nominated for an Oscar: How to Play Football (1944) and Aquamania (1961). He also co-starred in a short series with Donald, including Polar Trappers (1938), where they first appeared without Mickey Mouse. Three more Goofy shorts were produced in the 1960s after which Goofy was only seen in television and Disney comics. He returned to theatrical animation in 1983 with Mickey's Christmas Carol. His most recent theatrical appearance was How to Hook Up Your Home Theater in 2007. Goofy has also been featured in television, most extensively in Goof Troop (1992), House of Mouse (2001–2003), Mickey Mouse Clubhouse (2006–2016), Mickey Mouse (2013–2019), and Mickey and the Roadster Racers / Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures (2017–2021). Originally known as Dippy Dawg, the character is more commonly known simply as "Goofy", a name used in his short film series. In his 1950s cartoons, he usually played a character called George G. Geef. Sources from the Goof Troop continuity give the character's full name as G. G. "Goofy" Goof, likely in reference to the 1950s name. In many other sources, both animated and comics, the surname Goof continues to be used. In other 2000s-era comics, the character's full name has occasionally been given as Goofus D. Dawg.

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  1. goofy

    Goofy generally refers to someone or something that is silly, quirky, whimsical, or playfully eccentric. In certain contexts, it can also refer to a usually good-natured clumsiness or lack of seriousness or sophistication. It's originally a term used to describe a character from popular Disney cartoons, who is well known for his clumsiness and good-natured humor.

Wikidata

  1. Goofy

    Goofy is a funny animal cartoon character created in 1932 at Walt Disney Productions. Goofy is a tall, anthropomorphic dog, and typically wears a turtle neck and vest, with pants, shoes, white gloves, and a tall hat originally designed as a rumpled fedora. Goofy is a close friend of Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck and is one of Disney's most popular characters. He is normally characterized as extremely clumsy and having little intelligence, yet this interpretation isn't always definitive; occasionally Goofy is shown as intuitive and clever, albeit in his own unique, eccentric way. Goofy debuted in animated cartoons, starting in 1932 with Mickey's Revue. During the 1930s he was used extensively as part of a comedy trio with Mickey and Donald. Starting in 1939, Goofy was given his own series of shorts which were popular in the 1940s and early '50s. He also co-starred in a short series with Donald. Four more Goofy shorts were produced in the 1960s after which Goofy was only seen in television and comics. He returned to theatrical animation in 1983 with Mickey's Christmas Carol. His last theatrical appearance was How to Hook Up Your Home Theater in 2007. Goofy has also been featured in television, most extensively in Goof Troop, as well as House of Mouse and Mickey Mouse Clubhouse.

Editors Contribution

  1. goofy

    stupid, silly.

    " He was making goofy faces at us in class." " an actress known for her goofy charm"


    Submitted by anonymous on April 1, 2019  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of goofy in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of goofy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of goofy in a Sentence

  1. Amanda Seales:

    We deserve a break, and when I say 'we,' I mean all us black folks, watching the kneeling, the gratuitous Kente cloth, the 'I take responsibility' speeches and saying to ourselves, 'Wow. Y'all goofy.'.

  2. Wayne Brady:

    I was Goofy and Tigger, especially the Tigger outfit was exactly like wearing the fox outfit with the head and the line of visibility and there was this belt wrapped around your midsection attached to this PVC pipe which is the Tigger tail and the Tigger outfit fit skin-tight.

  3. Jon Ralston:

    It's on a Tuesday night, four hours, with different start times for some of the voting in different counties, it's a totally goofy system: how do you get good turnout with that?

  4. Kirsten Dunst:

    Alexander Skarsgard's such a goofy Swede and no one gets to see that side of him -- Alexander Skarsgard's always cast as these really serious handsome dudes, really, Alexander Skarsgard's very funny. I hope that people see this and Alexander Skarsgard gets some other types of roles.

  5. Michael Steel:

    The problem with using it against Joe Biden is the public has an image of him burned in over decades, goofy old Uncle Joe Biden, the moderate-seeming Democrat from Delaware and Obama's wingman.

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