Goofball vs Goofy - What's the difference?
As a noun goofball
is (informal|derogatory) a foolish or silly person.
As an adjective goofball
As a proper noun goofy is
a character: a slow-witted anthropomorphic dog with a goofy laugh.
(informal, derogatory) A foolish or silly person.
(informal) A pill or tablet containing a pharmaceutical which has hypnotic or intoxicating effects, especially a barbiturate.
* 1953 April 27, "
- If that goofball would put half the effort into her studies as she does into her juggling, she might do very well.
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- Strong Cobb & Co. of Cleveland announced a new barbiturate which in overlarge doses will turn the stomachs of "goofball " addicts and would-be suicides.
- He announced, with his usual goofball humor, that he'd like to marry me!
, date=December 29
, author=Paul Doyle
, title=Arsenal's Theo Walcott hits hat-trick in thrilling victory over Newcastle
, work=The Guardian
, passage=Glorious attacking and goofy defending: here was a match that encapsulated the madcap appeal of this season's Premier League.}}
From the way the Disney character was first depicted surfing, with right foot forward.
[ BBC Sport, ]
"Sochi 2014: A jargon-busting guide to the halfpipe", 11 February 2014
(snowboarding) riding with right foot forward.
* (snowboarding) regular
* (snowboarding) switch