noun \ˈdü-fəs, -fis\

: a stupid or foolish person

plural doo·fus·es \-fə-siz\

Full Definition of DOOFUS

:  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

Rhymes with DOOFUS


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