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doofus

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noun doo·fus \ˈdü-fəs, -fis\

Simple Definition of doofus

  • : a stupid or foolish person

Full Definition of doofus

plural doo·fus·es play \-fə-siz\

slang

  1. :  a stupid, incompetent, or foolish person

Examples of doofus

  1. Don't be such a doofus.

  2. <I don't want to be partnered on the project with that doofus.>



Origin of doofus

perhaps alteration of 1goof


First Known Use: 1960

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