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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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An eclectic mix of standards ("Hoochie Coochie Man," "Whipping Post"), such rock classics as the Rolling Stones' "Stop Breaking Down," the Beatles' "Come Together," Cream's "White Room" and even CSNY's "Teach Your Children" and playful goofiness ("Santa, Bring My Baby Back to Me"), the album spotlights Healey's extraordinary ability to invoke familiar sounds while making every song uniquely his own.
Born in Virginia, the daughter of a German opera singer and an American voice coach, Bullock exudes bonhomie from every pore, a no-nonsense, self-effacing performer and arguably contemporary cinema's only fully-fledged comedienne regularly combining glamour and goofiness in a slew of feel-good film hits.
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.
Page after glossy page projects images of vicious violence and death as art; gross tastelessness as art; technology as art; cleverness as art; human degradation and perversion as art; goofiness and parody as art; excrement and guts as art; piles of rocks and junk as art; paint slobbering as art; madness and blackness as art; alienation, angst, and anger as art; chaos and incoherence and just plain ugliness as art; and everywhere, politically correct polemics all being paraded before the reader as the important art of today.
When the residents learn that we came primarily to conduct two staff seminars, there's some disappointment, but they get excited again when we promise them an after-lunch show of music, sing-alongs, and goofiness.
What strikes the reader first is a bewildering accumulation of invectives directed at pseudoscience: fantasies, frauds, tricks, absurdities, self-delusion, nonsense, superstition, mumbo-jumbo, lunacy, ineptitude, charlatanism, goofiness, mummery, 'pyramidiocy', 'bullshit archaeology', etc.
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.
Melting together the goofiness of ska-fused pop punk and powerful hardcore, the quartet are rising in the ranks of Britain's punk circle thanks to their popular album, Concrete And Udder Chaos.
But it isn't that I don't think language should be playful, I just think that in its playfulness it should exhibit the intelligence of a comedian like George Carlin rather than the goofiness of a clown with a putty nose and big shoes.
This episode explores the ways in which contemporary artists use irony goofiness, satire, and sarcasm.
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.