As nouns the difference between goofball and roofball
is that goofball
is (informal|derogatory) a foolish or silly person while roofball
is a game in which players attempt to keep a ball in play by alternately bouncing it off a sloping roof.
As an adjective goofball
(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.
Capsules," Time :
- 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!
A game in which players attempt to keep a ball in play by alternately bouncing it off a sloping roof.