doofus


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doofus

slang One who is stupid or foolish. Geez, he keeps pulling on a door that's clearly marked "push"—what a doofus.

doofus maloofus

slang Someone who is stupid or foolish. Did you really put a pizza in the oven for 30 minutes without first turning it on? What a doofus maloofus. Geez, he keeps pulling on a door that's clearly marked "push"—what a doofus maloofus.
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doofus

and duffis (ˈdufəs)
n. a jerk; a nerd. Get out, doofus! My roommate is a duffis and I’m tired of putting up with her.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Yet another warning is "DO NOT PULL TRIGGER FOR DISASSEMBLY." This one is directed at the doofus who has left a round in the chamber and is doing the takedown for cleaning.
The film opens in 2005 with high-school student Morton Schmidt (Hill) dressed like Slim Shady, clashing in the hallway with sniggering doofus Greg Jenko (Tatum).
The film opens in 2005 with high school student Morton Schmidt (Hill) dressed like Slim Shady, clashing in the hallway with sniggering doofus Greg Jenko ( Tatum).
Unger sets out to expose the unfair and at times harmful stereotype of the bumbling man or "doofus dad," as found in commercials, movies, and television shows, by analyzing the subliminal effects the stereotype has on the viewing public: i.e., men do not possess the know-how to take care of and nurture their children effectively and appropriately.
Les is a lucky doofus wearing a too-tight hat that invites ridicule.
None of his clothes fit, his appetite is unending, and he still thinks of himself as the same squirrelly doofus mocked by his peers for most of his childhood.
A Doofus wanders the world on a futile quest: stills from the film blend with original drawings and dialogue to provide a fun addition to any graphic novel or film library.
This machine somehow transports the pair, plus doofus tour guide Will Stanton (Danny McBride), to another dimension where "the past, present and future are all mashed up together".
Most likely to be remembered as a completely immoral doofus: Alberto Gonzales
She said the shows were upsetting her son, also called Kenny, and asked for the character's name to be changed to a non-existent name like Dweebie or Doofus, so it had "no potential of deeply hurting the psyche of any Canadian"
Hooked up to a tangle of wires and an oxygen tank, this reader is ready for the digital world with the tag, "Wait till you see what's in tomorrow's newspaper." Observers are already weighing in: In his influential blog, Alan Mutter wrote the new reader is portrayed as an "E.T.-like doofus."
In her hit Broadway solo show, Bridge & Tunnel, a fresh look into the American melting pot, the brilliant performer and writer Sarah Jones becomes an anxious Pakistani accountant, a Mexican construction worker, and a sweet doofus of a New York DJ.
When I met movie director Billy Friedkin so he could determine whether I could play a genial doofus priest in his film The Exorcist, we chatted for a bit before he finally broached his central question: "Why are you celibate?"
I can--and will--harass all kindsa hunters an' shooters, 'cause they can hardly make doofus mistakes I haven't already screwed the pooch on myself.
In her article "Who Can Beat President Doofus?" (August issue), Molly Ivins calls Wesley Clark a "bubble for Democratic Ike, attractive candidate in many ways, but in my experience, there's no experience like experience, and this guy's never run for dogcatcher."