Examples of doofus in a Sentence
Don't be such a doofus.
I don't want to be partnered on the project with that doofus.
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All the way from Boston.’’ That marshal proves to be one Dusty Rhodes, an endearing doofus who likes to knit sweaters and refuses to carry a gun, and is portrayed by newcomer Jeff Blanchette.
The early going gets a strange amount of mileage out of humiliating Davis’ incompetent, cowardly mentee, Connor (played by Jack Quaid, most recently seen as one of the redneck doofuses in Steven Soderbergh’s Logan Lucky).
Sitcoms have simply swung to the other end of the spectrum, portraying dads as clueless, bumbling doofuses.
But there’s just no way that 29 women yearned to marry this American-Eagle-assistant-manager-ass doofus and go live with him in Arizona forever.
The Workaholics trio of Adam DeVine, Anders Holms, and Blake Anderson reunite for this Netflix-original comedy about three doofuses who leap into action after their swanky hotel is taken over by terrorists.
Officer Dixon at first glance seems a classic mouth-breathing doofus with a comic malevolence that is vintage Sam Rockwell.
Terry Bradshaw was benched in Pittsburgh and got the reputation for being a doofus.
The temptation is obvious: Senior national-security professionals regard Trump as something between (at best) a reckless incompetent doofus and (at worst) an outright Russian espionage asset.
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DOOFUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of doofus for English Language Learners
: a stupid or foolish person
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