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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"


  1. goofyadjective

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


  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


  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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  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. Carmen Robison:

    She was like the female Jim Carrey. She was extremely goofy, extremely cute, wherever I was with her, I was at home. It's how I always felt with her, even when we were hitting rock bottom.

  2. Jim Nail:

    They want the six second goofy dance move on TikTok or an influencer video on YouTube or Instagram, when they want highly involving, high production content, they want it on their TV screen in 30 minute or longer chunks where they can lose themselves in the story.

  3. 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.

  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. 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.'.

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