Definition of goofball
1 slang : a barbiturate sleeping pill
2 : a goofy person
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Wilkins also brings his goofball personality to the field every day.
Their motives are petty: the aging but spunky Litzke wants money for plastic surgery, and her goofball buddy is all too eager to help.
The big goofball is perfectly happy to cruise the expressway in quiet, frost-heave pooh-poohing ease.
What happened to the goofball who once played a caveman and George of the Jungle?
Bit of a goofball, good, outgoing attitude, outdoorsman, bit of a cowboy.
Standout performances include Ben Kingsley as the goofball, uninvolved former Afghan President Hamid Karzai.
Solomon gives his $20 to the driver, who hands over the ingredients for a goofball, a cocktail of heroin and methamphetamine.
A goofball like LaVar doesn’t come around too often.
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Definition of goofball for English Language Learners
: a silly or stupid person
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