goofy

adjective \ ˈgü-fē \

Definition of goofy

goofier; goofiest
: being crazy, ridiculous, or mildly ludicrous : silly
  • a goofy sense of humor
  • that hat looks goofy

goofily

play \ˈgü-fə-lē\ adverb

goofiness

play \ˈgü-fē-nəs\ noun

Examples of goofy in a Sentence

  1. She was making goofy faces at us in class.

  2. an actress known for her goofy charm

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Origin and Etymology of goofy

see 1goof


GOOFY Defined for English Language Learners

goofy

adjective

Definition of goofy for English Language Learners

  • : crazy or silly


GOOFY Defined for Kids

goofy

adjective \ ˈgü-fē \

Definition of goofy for Students

goofier; goofiest
: silly 1


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