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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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Whether he is dancing goofily tomusic on hisMP3 player or attempting to conceal his identity by adopting a ridiculous raspy voice,we cannot help but chuckle at his misadventures.
Maurice winked at Gary and smiled broadly, goofily. "You can tell Stephano anything and he'll believe it.
"I do worry about them," she says, as her golden retriever-shepherd mix, Houston, lopes goofily around the barn.
Things get a little sunnier with the arrival of goofily charming, pie-loving new obstetrician, Dr Pomatter (Nathan Fillion).
All these voices arrive on the crime scene in a dizzying array of cultural registers, ranging from the Johnsonian--"That kind of food is provided for very young people whose minds are elsewhere" (Gaudy 330)--to the mockingly vituperative--Inspector Sugg is "a myth, a fable, an idiot-boy, spawned in a moonlight hour by some fantastic poet's brain" (WB 14)--to the goofily epideictic--"Who shall fathom the ebony-black enigma of the window-cleaner?" (Lord 149)--to the ironic and self-deprecatory--"My ear is open like a greedy shark to catch the tunings of the voice divine" (Gaudy 312).
Smith litters his screenplay with the usual array of pop culture references, and gags hit their targets almost as often as they miss, but Dawson and O'Halloran make a likeable couple, and the supporting cast bounds goofily into shot when required.
His face is incredibly animated as he goofily and seductively bobs his tongue from side to side to the beat of the music.
When first seen, the littlest of the kids are in fact laughing goofily, despite having just been sneaked into their new apartment building in suitcases.
This happily means a trip to Manhattan, where David Berenbaum's bright screenplay seems to relax and Buddy will almost get run over for gaping goofily at skyscrapers while crossing the street.
That wealth allows us to indulge in what are often goofily scientistic attempts to stack up quantitative "knowledge" about men's minds.
What remain goofily interesting are some of the details: how, for example, some years after the broadcast, the Los Angeles public television station offered, as a pledge-drive premium, a weekend with the splintered Loud family.
The band's bare-bones instrumentation, aggressively minimalist song structures, and goofily anarchic themes (sample song titles include "Blitzkrieg Bop," "I Don't Wanna Go Down to the Basement," "Beat on the Brat") set the punk rock agenda for years to come.
I half expected the goofily chirpy orchestral music from the Wonderful World of Disney television shows of my youth to swell in the background.
(We could tell you much more - about how he goofily learned to walk with the help of a big unruly dog, who cushioned every fall; about how he drove his mother's new convertible into a tree the very day he got his driver's license - it was the tree's fault, he laughingly argued; about how he'd wake his parents at midnight to report in - and then tell them funny stories of what happened at the game or the party or wherever he'd been.
But the real secret weapon in Ant-Man and the Wasp (and the reason why the film is goofily likeable instead of just exhausting) is the way it extends its mini-sized gimmick -- a superhero the size of an ant!