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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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Ham joins professional astro-chimps Titan, Luna (Cheryl Hines) and Comet, who are unimpressed by the newcomer's goofiness or his unwillingness to boldly go where so many have gone before.
Ham joins professional astrochimps Titan, (Warburton), Luna, (Hines), and Comet, (Shada), who are unimpressed by the newcomer's goofiness or his unwillingness to boldly go where so many have gone before.
The collection is saved from total goofiness by hints at social criticism and the occasional simple, down-to-earth story: a woman picks up her ancient car from the impound lot; a couple is hounded by a man who wants to replace their roof; a writing group meets in a garage where a "silver Toyota Corolla was suspended overhead like a mechanic's idea of a cloud.
Like many Canadian boomers, I'm now seeking a balance between drugged goofiness and aching fatigue.
Wink-wink goofiness and calculated slapstick leave me ice-cold.
Weitekamp, who is curator of space history at the National Air and Space Museum, has unearthed extensive archive documents that prove NASA was opposed to women in space, for reasons that included questionable science and downright goofiness.
Harvey's nominators praised his "brilliance and compassion"; his "unassuming manner and deep insightfulness"; his "way of hearing, of listening deeply to issues, thinking broadly, and then posing solutions that would satisfy a wide range of needs"; his work connecting writing centers locally, nationally, and internationally; and his success in training tutors to become "models of peer consultant brilliance and mild goofiness.
Sandler's comedy output of the last few years has certainly been patchy (Mr Deeds and Little Nicky spring to mind), but I've always had a soft spot for his berserk goofiness since I first saw Happy Gilmore - for me Sandler's finest hour.
Oingo Boingo responded with a long string of increasingly sophisticated and pop-oriented albums that never completely lost touch with its origins in experimental postpunk goofiness.
Our colophon, similar to those you might have seen in magazines like Wired, will culminate the crowning touches and finishing strokes of ESC with a bit of whimsy and even goofiness.
Only slightly sending up the goofiness of the original, it's big and dumb but harmless - like the Scoobster himself.
What he does have is lots of knowledge about tree planting, a personable style, and what the producer calls a "likeable goofiness.
It's stories like this that offer a respite from the rest of the book's stale insights and wearying goofiness.
The curriculum of a fourth-grade math class in a private school is very much like that of a fourth-grade math class in a public school, he noted - "complete with all the same vulnerabilities, the same goofiness, often the same textbook and the same teacher beliefs about what's important.
Believe me, if another newspaper were around, the Post wouldn't have time for all the goofiness that's going on in its newsroom.