goofer

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.

goofer

slang Someone prone to behaving in a silly manner. Jimmy's such a goofer—of course he's the class clown. Good luck getting these goofers to calm down and listen to you!

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?

goofer

verb
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His old flame Jenny (Elizabeth Banks) is also in the killer's sights along with co-stars Goofer (Drew Massey), Lyle (Kevin Clash) and the twins Cara (Colleen Smith) and Ezra (Ted Michael).
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