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goober

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noun goo·ber \ˈgü-bər, ˈgu̇-\

Definition of goober

Southern & Midland

  1. :  peanut

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Origin and Etymology of goober

of Bantu origin; akin to Kimbundu ŋguba peanut


First Known Use: 1834


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goober

noun goo·ber

Definition of goober

slang

  1. :  a naive, ignorant, or foolish person

Origin and Etymology of goober

earlier slang goob, goober kiss, pimple, penis, probably of imitative origin


First Known Use: 1980


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