What is the difference between goofy and regular?

goofy | regular | Antonyms |

Regular is an antonym of goofy.

Goofy is an antonym of regular.


In context|snowboarding|lang=en terms the difference between goofy and regular

is that goofy is (snowboarding) riding with right foot forward while regular is (snowboarding) riding with the left foot forward.

As adjectives the difference between goofy and regular

is that goofy is silly, quirky while regular is (christianity) bound by religious rule; belonging to a monastic or religious order (often as opposed to (secular)).

As a noun regular is

a member of the british army (as opposed to a member of the territorial army or reserve).

goofy

English

Etymology 1

Adjective

(er)
  • silly, quirky
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2012 , date=December 29 , author=Paul Doyle , title=Arsenal's Theo Walcott hits hat-trick in thrilling victory over Newcastle , work=The Guardian citation , page= , passage=Glorious attacking and goofy defending: here was a match that encapsulated the madcap appeal of this season's Premier League.}}

    Derived terms

    * goofily * goofiness

    Etymology 2

    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

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (snowboarding) riding with right foot forward.
  • Antonyms

    * (snowboarding) regular

    Coordinate terms

    * (snowboarding) switch

    References

    regular

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (Christianity) Bound by religious rule; belonging to a monastic or religious order (often as opposed to (secular)).
  • * 2002 , , The Great Nation , Penguin 2003, page 201:
  • A quarter of a million strong in 1680, the clergy was only half as large in 1789. The unpopular regular clergy were the worst affected.
  • Having a constant pattern; showing evenness of form or appearance.
  • (geometry, of a polygon) Having all sides of the same length, and all (corresponding) angles of the same size
  • (geometry, of a polyhedron) Whose faces are all congruent regular polygons, equally inclined to each other.
  • Demonstrating a consistent set of rules; showing order, evenness of operation or occurrence.
  • * 2011 , (AL Kennedy), The Guardian , 12 Apr 2011:
  • April may be the cruellest month, but I am planning to render it civilised and to take my antibiotics in a regular manner.
  • (now, rare) Well-behaved, orderly; restrained (of a lifestyle etc.).
  • Happening at constant (especially short) intervals.
  • (chiefly, US) Having the expected characteristics or appearances; normal, ordinary, standard.
  • *
  • , title= Mr. Pratt's Patients, chapter=1 , passage=For a spell we done pretty well. Then there came a reg'lar terror of a sou'wester same as you don't get one summer in a thousand, and blowed the shanty flat and ripped about half of the weir poles out of the sand.}}
  • (chiefly, military) Permanently organised; being part of a set professional body of troops.
  • Having bowel movements or menstrual periods at constant intervals in the expected way.
  • (colloquial) Exemplary; excellent example of; utter, downright.
  • Belonging to a monastic order or community.
  • regular clergy, in distinction from the secular clergy
  • (botany, zoology) Having all the parts of the same kind alike in size and shape.
  • a regular''' flower; a '''regular sea urchin
  • (crystallography) isometric
  • (snowboarding) Riding with the left foot forward. BBC Sport, "Sochi 2014: A jargon-busting guide to the halfpipe", 11 February 2014
  • (analysis, not comparable, of a Borel measure) Such that every set in its domain is both outer regular and inner regular.
  • Synonyms

    * (with constant frequency) uniform * (normal) normal * (grammar) weak (verbs) * (frequent) steady

    Antonyms

    * (with constant frequency) irregular * (normal) irregular * (obeying rules) irregular * (grammar) irregular, strong (verbs) * (snowboarding) goofy

    Coordinate terms

    * (snowboarding) switch

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A member of the British Army (as opposed to a member of the Territorial Army or Reserve).
  • A frequent, routine visitor to an establishment.
  • Bartenders usually know their regulars by name.
  • A frequent customer, client or business partner.
  • This gentleman was one of the architect's regulars .
  • (Canada) A coffee with one cream and one sugar.
  • Anything that is normal or standard.
  • * 2011 , Jamie MacLennan, ZhaoHui Tang, Bogdan Crivat, Data Mining with Microsoft SQL Server 2008
  • You separate the marbles by color until you have four groups, but then you notice that some of the marbles are regulars , some are shooters, and some are peewees.

    References

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