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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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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.
His face is incredibly animated as he goofily and seductively bobs his tongue from side to side to the beat of the music.
When first seen, the littlest of the kids are in fact laughing goofily, despite having just been sneaked into their new apartment building in suitcases.
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.
What remain goofily interesting are some of the details: how, for example, some years after the broadcast, the Los Angeles public television station offered, as a pledge-drive premium, a weekend with the splintered Loud family.
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.
I half expected the goofily chirpy orchestral music from the Wonderful World of Disney television shows of my youth to swell in the background.
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.
Still, it bears pointing out that this goofily, fitfully inspired genre experiment, written and directed by the Spanish filmmaker Nacho Vigalondo, gives the actress her liveliest role in years - possibly her best since Rachel Getting Married , a very different movie that also allowed her to get wasted, behave badly and throw both caution and likeability to the wind.
German Comedian that features a hilarious poster of him goofily walking through a city like Godzilla with arms extended.
Whereupon, Maine's family members swooped down on them, wagging their fingers at Alden, who blushed and goofily begged forgiveness for his accidental osculatory coup.
In some ways, "Ant-Man" feels less like a full-blown superhero spectacular than a goofily amusing, warmly sentimental family drama with a pleasing overlay of blockbuster elements.
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).