doofus

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noun doo·fus \ˈdü-fəs, -fis\

Definition of doofus

plural

doofuses

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slang

  1. :  a stupid, incompetent, or foolish person

Examples of doofus in a sentence

  1. Don't be such a doofus.

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

Origin and Etymology of doofus

perhaps alteration of 1goof


First Known Use: 1960


DOOFUS Defined for English Language Learners

doofus

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noun doo·fus \ˈdü-fəs, -fis\

Definition of doofus for English Language Learners

  • : a stupid or foolish person


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