HyperDic: goofball

English > 2 senses of the word goofball:
NOUNperson goofball, fathead, goof, bozo, jackass, goose, cuckoo, twat, zanya man who is a stupid incompetent fool
person goofball, clown, buffoon, goof, merry andrewa person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior
English > goofball: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA man who is a stupid incompetent fool.
Synonymsfathead, goof, 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
English > goofball: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior.
Synonymsclown, buffoon, goof, 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

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