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1. verb To make a blunder or mistake. Boy, I really goofed on that math problem. How did I get a negative number as my answer?
2. verb To use drugs recreationally. I don't think you realize how dangerous it is to goof like you're doing.
3. verb To lose control of one's body (as by slobbering) due to heroin usage. He's goofing now—how much smack did you give him?
4. noun A blunder or mistake. Boy, I really made a goof on that math problem. How did I get a negative number as my answer?
5. noun One who is prone to silly behavior. Hey, you goofs in the back row need to calm down and be quiet!

goofed (up)

1. Inf. messed up; out of order. All my papers are goofed up. Everything on my desk is goofed. Who's been here?
2. Inf. confused; distraught. I'm sort of goofed up today. I think I'm coming down with something. I was up too late last night, and now I'm all goofed up.
See also: goof


See also: goof
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Blundering George Kynoch has goofed again - and last night there were demands for him to quit.
Many of us goofed on the romantic front last Valentine's Day and are still paying for it today.
We goofed," said Gary Gerdemann, Boston Chicken spokesman.
So it was that after about 1,000 of the ABC banners went up someone noticed the Department of Public Works had goofed in granting the permit that netted $46,000 for city coffers.
Because of problems with the installation of a new computer system and human errors, some items in Saturday's paper and today's Business section were goofed up.
I would say something like, `I goofed on this one,' and he'd say, `Don't worry about it.
Three days later, after a round of finger-pointing, City Clerk Michael Carey admitted he and his staff goofed in failing to proofread the voter pamphlet and will spend more than $300,000 for a supplemental mailing to fix their blunder.
We saw something we didn't see before in Levingston, but we goofed.