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goofball

(go͞of′bôl′)
n.
1. Informal
a. A playful, silly, or outlandish person.
b. A foolish, incompetent, or stupid person.
2. Slang A barbiturate or tranquilizer pill, especially when taken for nonmedical purposes.
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As ever there's a goofball, too - well, several actually - but the squirrel trying to plant his one and only acorn is certainly up there when it comes to top calamitous characters.
The Hollywood funnyman had revellers at a London club in stitches when he treated them to his goofball dance moves.
Think the goofball who ran on the field and snatched the ball from Brett Favre actually did the Packers QB a favor?
Spaz' is offensive in Britain but in the States means goofball (according to an American Embassy goofball).
Insanely offensive - and funny - comedy from the Farrelly brothers, pushing their goofball Dumb & Dumber formula to sordid extremes.
If there's ever a time when a guy needs a line from a movie to survive, it's when he's faced with that awkward silence sitting next to another goofball who's also been abandoned on that stupid couch in the women's underwear department at Macy's, each waiting for his wife to finally come out of the dressing room.
Goofball American comic Adam Sandler is the unhappy Happy.
This 20-song set lines up such chestnuts as ``I Saw Three Ships,'' ``O Holy Night'' and ``I Have a Little Dreidel'' and hoses them down with this Canadian pop group's signature goofball approach.
The 15-track set was written and produced by the goofball rap trio - Michael ``Mike D'' Diamond, Adam ``Ad-Rock'' Horovitz and Adam ``MCA'' Yauch - who recently appeared at the MTV Movie Awards to perform the lead single, ``Ch-Check It Out.
Bonus late-show double bill: Von Ryan's Express (1965) and Where Eagles Dare (1969): If you are of a certain age (late 30s and older), you grew up watching goofball war movies like these, either in the theaters or on television.
He's a goofball, but when he's in between the lines he's intense, even though he won't admit it'' JetHawks outfielder Carlos Quentin said.
After plundering my course syllabus and polling some of my favorite goofballs, I've got a solid but by no means exhaustive list: playing charades.