goofball

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n goofball a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior
    • n goofball a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
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Usage

In literature:

What job wouldn't be with a bunch of goofballs like these I've got working on it.
"The Lani People" by J. F. Bone
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In news:

He is a big goofball and enjoys nothing more than a great game of fetch with his favorite humans and a squeaky toy.
So all hail Crass, who made great music in spite of its goofball politics.
For nearly 30 years, Lindsey was a staple on prime-time television, playing Goober Pyle, a loveable hillbilly hayseed whose name has since transcended the role, coming to mean a clueless but well-meaning goofball.
Q&A Seth Rogen: Actor-director tries to outgrow goofball image.
Harris County Dems Pick Perennial Goofball in DA Primary.
'21 Jump Street': Images From Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum's Goofball Comedy.
"Wipeout" (KOAT-7 7 p.m.) ABC's goofball game show kicks off its fourth season with a "Winter Wipeout" special.
Narbonne's Paulo Lepua goes from 'goofball' to focused defensive anchor .
Everyone can relax now that NASA has put out a video – 10 days ahead of time – explaining why the world didn't end on Dec 21, which is the final day of the Mayan Calendar and has long been a popular focus of goofball doomsday theorists.
It's been eight years since we last saw Matt Le Blanc , as loveable Friends ' goofball Joey Tribbiani, stuff down a pizza from the floor or mainline a meatball sub.
I knew that Brad Pitt had a goofball Chanel commercial going around that everyone was mocking but I wasn't aware until I saw this ad that apparently the whole campaign is called "Inevitable.".
Bob Denver played the goofball Gilligan on "Gilligan's Island" and Maynard G Krebs on "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis.
The Tea Party contender may seem like a goofball, but be warned: Her presidential campaign is no laughing matter.
I knew that Brad Pitt had a goofball Chanel commercial going around that everyone was mocking but I wasn't aware until I saw this ad that apparently the whole campaign is called " Inevitable .".
It's been eight years since we last saw Matt Le Blanc, as loveable Friends ' goofball Joey Tribbiani, stuff down a pizza from the floor or mainline a meatball sub.
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