goofy

play
adjective \ˈgü-fē\

Definition of goofy

goofier

;

goofiest

  1. :  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

Origin and Etymology of goofy

see 1goof


First Known Use: 1921


GOOFY Defined for English Language Learners

goofy

play
adjective \ˈgü-fē\

Definition of goofy for English Language Learners

  • : crazy or silly


GOOFY Defined for Kids

goofy

play
adjective \ˈgü-fē\

Definition of goofy for Students

goofier

;

goofiest

  1. :  silly 1



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