goofball

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goofball

1. slang Someone prone to behaving in a silly manner. Jimmy's such a goofball—of course he's the class clown. Good luck getting these goofballs to calm down and listen to you!
2. slang Someone deemed stupid and silly. I wouldn't trust that goofball with such an important task.
3. slang A pill with a tranquilizing effect (often because it contains barbiturates), taken recreationally. Tad took a goofball last night and passed out, man.

goofball

1. and goofer n. a stupid person; a fool. You are such a silly goofball. What a clumsy goofer!
2. n. a barbiturate tablet. (Drugs.) How many goofballs did you take to get like this?
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IAN Holloway is one of the most colourful characters in the Premier League, but underneath his goof-ball quotes and off-the-wall analogies lies a serious manager.
Feeling pretty good about himself the CMO looked around the room and asked, "Does anyone want to tell me what that goof-ball did here?"
It would be a challenge for me because I'm really a goof-ball as such but I don't intentionally try and make people laugh so it would be interesting to see if that would ever work for me."
David, for example, hasn't gotten over a girlfriend he's borderline stalking, Jay chronically cheats on his soul-mate, and Cal is a roly-poly goof-ball full of moronic dating advice.
Brad who now looks like mad Russian monk Rasputin is according to the Friends star the absolutely sweetest goof-ball.
Only in Hollywood: Singer-Actress olivia Newton-John and writer-director Del Shores decide to hold their Advocate interview--her first major interview with the gay press--in a little cafe I Santa Monica, Calif., which, as fate would have it, sits directly across the street from the railing where Olivia did some of her memorable roller skating in the 1980 goof-ball classic Xanadu.
The Tick, an animated 400-pound blue crime fighter, goof-ball and star of his own Saturday morning series on Fox Children's Network, will be one of Bibb's introductions in the TV/video category.