Definition of Goofy

1. Noun. A cartoon character created by Walt Disney.




2. Adjective. Ludicrous, foolish. "Some wacky plan for selling more books"
Exact synonyms: Cockamamie, Cockamamy, Sappy, Silly, Wacky, Whacky, Zany
Language type: Colloquialism
Similar to: Foolish
Derivative terms: Goof, Goof, Silliness, Zany, Zany

Definition of Goofy

1. Proper noun. A Disney character: a slow-witted anthropomorphic dog with a goofy laugh. ¹

2. Adjective. silly, quirky ¹

3. Adjective. (snowboarding) riding with right foot forward. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Goofy

1. silly [adj GOOFIER, GOOFIEST] : GOOFILY [adv] - See also: silly

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Goofy

Goodenia
Goodenia family
Goodeniaceae
Goodenough draw-alpha-man test
Goodpasture
Goodpasture's stain
Goodstein's theorem
Goodwife
Goodwin
Goodyear
Goodyear welt
Goodyera
Goofy
Google
Google-fu
Google bomb
Google bombs
Google fu
Google stalk
Googleable
Googled
Googler
Googlers
Googles
Googling
Gooner
Gooners

Literary usage of Goofy

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1. My Tiny Life: Crime and Passion in a Virtual World by Julian Dibbell (1998)
"... of course, if the swelling ranks of the arrivistes persisted in indulging this goofy habit of theirs—any more than if they went on mucking around with ..."

2. Medical Marijuana Referenda Movement in America: Hearing Before the edited by Bill McCollum (2001)
"It is goofy what ... perhaps, if they didn't, but maybe it's good that they do, because it illustrates very graphically how goofy their ideas are. ..."

3. American Airpower Comes of Age: General Henry H. "Hap" Arnold's World War II by Henry Harley Arnold, John W. Huston (2001)
"We climbed to 19000 feet and all became more or less goofy from the altitude until we took oxygen. After 2 hours flying we saw little or nothing; ..."

4. Orlando & Central Florida by Don Philpott (1999)
"goofy About Health is one way of getting the good health message. The 8 minute multi-screen cartoon presentation shows how goofy transforms himself from ..."

5. John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jr. 1960-1999: Memorial Tributes in the 106th edited by Strom Thurmond (2001)
"As a younger brother he could be protective and loving but also loose, goofygoofy in a way that kept him from having to control the world too much. ..."

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