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goofy

1. adjective Silly or strange. Once the kids start acting goofy, good luck getting them to calm down and listen to you! A: "Whoa, I feel goofy!" B: "Yeah, it seems that the laughing gas has kicked in."
2. adjective, slang Intoxicated. Do you remember last night at the bar at all? You were really goofy! Wow, you sure were goofy after the dentist gave you the laughing gas!
3. adjective, slang With one's right foot forward, as on a surfboard, skateboard, or snowboard. The goofy stance just feels unnatural to me, so I ride regular.
4. adverb, slang Standing with one's right foot forward, as on a surfboard, skateboard, or snowboard. Do you ride goofy or regular?

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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In Almada's case the band bypasses the self-conscious aspects of emo tunes and is willing to get goofier than its peers playing a garage-rock brand of pop.
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As for the bibliographer, in bygone days most often a scholar-librarian with academic credentials the equal of any professor, he or she has been rechristened the "collection development" librarian or "subject specialist" and is expected to "network" and elaborate ever goofier and more unworkable schemes of "resource sharing." Most meretricious of these, in the turbulent quarter-century just past, was surely the ill-fated "Conspectus" aggressively promoted for years, over the objections of many bibliographers, by both the Research Libraries Group and the Association of Research Libraries.
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While Reilly clearly recognizes the comedy inherent in his role, rather than letting his character's goofier qualities run wild, he focuses the perf on Fitzgerald's sincere desire to help Terri find his place.
Paris de Jugement le and/or State of the Arts, 2003, plays the same game but in a goofier key.
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The contrast with the film's lighter, goofier moments is fairly extreme, though nothing here matches the visual and imaginative audacity of anime's crowning achievements.
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Prince Harry has had the reputation of being the wilder brother between him and Prince William, and according to a new photo taken at the 2012 London Olympics, the redheaded prince is also the goofier one, too.