goof-off

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n goof-off an idle worthless person
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Usage

In literature:

Some guys would walk, take short cuts and really goof off.
"The Biography of a Rabbit" by Roy Benson
Until an officer earns my sarcasm, he gets nothing but blasting when he goofs off.
"Unwise Child" by Gordon Randall Garrett
So I'm babied and I'm coddled, and when I goof off I'm patted on the back.
"Anything You Can Do ..." by Gordon Randall Garrett
Best I can tell, a lot of academics goof off half the time anyway.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

A stressed out Tim reaches his boiling point when Charles and Andre refuse to stop goofing off at work, causing Tim to lose his temper and become physically violent with his family.
'The Watch' Outtakes Trailer: Stiller, Hill, Vaughn and Ayoade Goof Off (Video).
I always keep a can of Goof Off in my classroom to remove sticky tape residue and soil from laminated posters, banners, and such.
Today may be a day you goof off more then anybody.
What are some ways you avoid getting caught goofing off at work.
Seems like the employees get to goof off whenever they want.
Ask an average college freshman what his days are like, and he's as likely to talk about having fun and goofing off as studying hard and going to classes.
The Vespas were most likely being used for a scene of the Harmony Korine-directed film, but 'Spring Breakers' starlets Gomez, Hudgens and Ashley Benson goofed off a bit in between takes, riding about with huge smiles on their faces.
Watch Keith Urban & Blake Shelton Goofing Off Backstage .
"It's a chance to step out of our stodgy old creative skins and for a couple of days just goof off," he said.
In the vid, shots of the group performing live onstage are intercut with those of the Wilson sisters goofing off in their dressing room.
Goof off with me and make your workday a bit more bearable.
After goofing off with President Obama, the team signed leotards for his daughters Sasha and Malia.
Karen Asbell has a simple consequence for cheerleaders she catches goofing off during a stunt.
3 Ways Goofing Off at Work Can Make Your Company More Innovative .
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