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goofy

(ˈgufi)
1. mod. silly. Stop acting so goofy! What will the neighbors say?
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. They went out and got themselves good and goofy.
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Whether he is dancing goofily to music on his MP3 player or attempting to conceal his identity by adopting a ridiculous raspy voice, we cannot help but chuckle at his misadventures.
Whether he is dancing goofily to music on his MP3 player, or attempting to conceal his identity by adopting a ridiculous raspy voice, we cannot help but chuckle at his misadventures.
Whether he is dancing goofily tomusic on hisMP3 player or attempting to conceal his identity by adopting a ridiculous raspy voice,we cannot help but chuckle at his misadventures.
Slicking up his hair and gamely throwing himself into the role of a dim-witted gym employee, whether he is dancing goofily to music on his MP3 player or trying to conceal his identity by adopting a ridiculous raspy voice, we cannot help but chuckle at his misadventures.
In the original version, the Gladiators sported goofily colorful spandex costumes and bore names like Zap, Laser, Turbo, Gemini and Lace.
I do worry about them," she says, as her golden retriever-shepherd mix, Houston, lopes goofily around the barn.
Things get a little sunnier with the arrival of goofily charming, pie-loving new obstetrician, Dr Pomatter (Nathan Fillion).
All these voices arrive on the crime scene in a dizzying array of cultural registers, ranging from the Johnsonian--"That kind of food is provided for very young people whose minds are elsewhere" (Gaudy 330)--to the mockingly vituperative--Inspector Sugg is "a myth, a fable, an idiot-boy, spawned in a moonlight hour by some fantastic poet's brain" (WB 14)--to the goofily epideictic--"Who shall fathom the ebony-black enigma of the window-cleaner?
Smith litters his screenplay with the usual array of pop culture references, and gags hit their targets almost as often as they miss, but Dawson and O'Halloran make a likeable couple, and the supporting cast bounds goofily into shot when required.
This happily means a trip to Manhattan, where David Berenbaum's bright screenplay seems to relax and Buddy will almost get run over for gaping goofily at skyscrapers while crossing the street.
That wealth allows us to indulge in what are often goofily scientistic attempts to stack up quantitative "knowledge" about men's minds.
The band's bare-bones instrumentation, aggressively minimalist song structures, and goofily anarchic themes (sample song titles include "Blitzkrieg Bop," "I Don't Wanna Go Down to the Basement," "Beat on the Brat") set the punk rock agenda for years to come.
We could tell you much more - about how he goofily learned to walk with the help of a big unruly dog, who cushioned every fall; about how he drove his mother's new convertible into a tree the very day he got his driver's license - it was the tree's fault, he laughingly argued; about how he'd wake his parents at midnight to report in - and then tell them funny stories of what happened at the game or the party or wherever he'd been.
A novel that is steeped in cynicism but takes little seriously, least of all itself, The Way of All Fish is "a goofily offbeat delight" (Washington Post).
nt anti este & ks, etc) onship Tapping into the current rom-com vogue (see Celeste Jesse Forever, Ruby Sparks, the disintegrating relationship is drolly handled with a goofily idiotic Spall the highlight.