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goof–off

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noun \ˈgüf-ˌȯf\

Simple Definition of goof–off

  • : a person who avoids work or responsibility : someone who goofs off a lot

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of goof–off

  1. :  one who evades work or responsibility

1953

First Known Use of goof–off

1953


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