HyperDic: goof

English > 3 senses of the word goof:
VERBsocialgoof, drop the ball, sin, blunder, boobcommit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake
NOUNperson goof, fathead, goofball, bozo, jackass, goose, cuckoo, twat, zanya man who is a stupid incompetent fool
person goof, clown, buffoon, goofball, merry andrewa person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior
goof > pronunciation
Soundsguw'f
Rhymesaloof ... woof: 16 rhymes with uwf...
English > goof: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA man who is a stupid incompetent fool.
Synonymsfathead, goofball, bozo, jackass, goose, cuckoo, twat, zany
Broaderfool, sap, saphead, muggins, tomfoolA person who lacks good judgment
Spanishburro, estúpido, idiota, imbécil, necio, zoquete
Catalanburro, estúpid, idiota, imbecil, imbècil
Adjectivesgoofyludicrous, foolish
Verbsgoofcommit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake
English > goof: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior.
Synonymsclown, buffoon, goofball, merry andrew
InstancesKelly, Emmett Kelly, Weary WillieUnited States circus clown (1898-1979)
NarrowerharlequinA clown or buffoon (after the Harlequin character in the commedia dell'arte)
jester, fool, motley foolA professional clown employed to entertain a king or nobleman in the Middle Ages
whitefaceA clown whose face is covered with white make-up
zanyA buffoon in one of the old comedies
Broadercomedian, comicA professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts
Spanishbufón, clown, payasa, payaso
Catalanbufó, clown, pallasso
Adjectivesgoofyludicrous, foolish
Verbsgoofcommit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake
English > goof: 3 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningCommit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsdrop the ball, sin, blunder, boob
Broadertransgress, offend, infract, violate, go against, breach, breakAct in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
Spanishjoderla, meter la pata, pecar, pifiar
Nounsgoofa man who is a stupid incompetent fool
goofa person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior

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