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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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Although it may be the height of critical dorkiness to start a review by complaining about the cover art, I can't help but note that this CD features about the goofiest photography I have seen in a long, long time, with shot after shot of Joshua Bell staring moodily off-camera as though posing for a photo spread in GQ.
An editor for most of his career, he relates the "goofiest story I've assigned." In 1985 there was a local airplane crash, and "like many newspapers, we went into full coverage mode." Walker assigned a reporter the story, "What happens to your body when you are about to crash?" So the reporter wrote a detailed, descriptive story about exactly what happens in those last moments.
I mean RIGHT next to her, gawking at her and equipped with the biggest, goofiest grin I could muster, my face about a foot and a half from hers.
Steven Harris who, along with some high-caliber show biz types, is coproducing an animated TV series, "Happy-Ness, the Secret of the Loch." These are the goofiest monsters you ever did see, with names like Kind-Ness, Lovely-Ness, Silly-Ness, etc.
For even at its goofiest, the avant-garde has responded seriously to the intense circumstances of the past century, a century characterized by the multifold ways in which the horror, duress, and banality of everyday life have (often in the same act) wandered so thoughtlessly well past the limits of the unthinkable.
Even the goofiest avant-garde agenda, if it's got integrity, is never, "Let's eschew all realism," but more, "Let's try to countenance and render real aspects of real experiences that have previously been excluded from art." The result often seems "unrealistic" to the big-R devotees because it's not a recognizable part of the "ordinary experience" they're used to countenancing.
Whereas Cradle was best when it was goofiest, with de Mornay popping her baby blues like a mesmerized Barbie, Poison Ivy is languorous, dreamy, febrile--as emotionally unsettled as its teenage protagonists, and similarly stuck on its own image.
It's really hard to label people, but I guess if you had to pick the person who's the goofiest, it would probably be me."
Now in the final six weeks of a ludicrously well-received three-year national tour, this single week at the Empire may be your last chance to see the world's goofiest musical in its current form.
An early scene in which Harold is confronted by anti-Wall Street protestors hints at a promising topical angle but serves merely as the first of many opportunities to play up the stereoscopic element in the goofiest manner possible; so many random objects are hurled at the screen in slo-mo closeup that the results will be significantly draggier in 2D.
One of the goofiest examples of the 3D gimmick - ugly opening titles are followed by showgirl Ann Miller throwing things at the camera.
jfmct He added: "The idea that a jockey, locked in a tight finish with potentially millions of pounds at stake, can remember how many times he's hit a horse is the goofiest thing I've heard.
As serious as Franco takes his writing--and his life--O'Reilly says he's also "the goofiest" person she knows.
That's why I make the goofiest faces, I don't want people to think I'm up there trying to be cute.
He is now a cherished member of our family- the sweetest, goofiest guy.