goofball


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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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He's very charming and funny, and has got a really great goofball sense of humour.
The slyest touch may be that amid the hawking and well-worn revelations about advertising, the biggest sell is for the amiable Spurlock as the genre's reigning goofball tour guide.
I never reviled Diddy as a Cristal-spilling goofball or the enemy of all rap realness; instead, I had No Way Out on constant car stereo rotation alongside Ruff Ryders, Wyclef, Master P and everyone else who was cranking out radio jams in the late '90s.
The performance may surprise some Carrey fans, who have come to know the comic actor through his slapstick comedies and goofball antics.
Eisenberg's droll scaredy-cat is a wonderful comic foil for Harrelson's goofball avenger, who is so moved at one point he confides: "I haven't cried like that since Titanic." Bill Murray's cameo as himself is a treat.
The portrayal of Havel solely as goofball is a disservice to the man and the people he led, even if he was a goofball.
"Everybody who knows Cyrus, will know he is a goofball in the truest sense of the word.
It is not that I don't like Will Farrell, but it is hard to watch this wonderful old-fashioned screwball comedy, witty and engaging and full of wonderful lines and tender emotional tangles, and not realize how much sports films in the last several years have become, well, dumb, an unfortunate glut of parodies and goofball plotlines that have been served up to a significant degree by the broad send-up comedy of Farrell.
The sophomore film from Jason Reitman is as smart and funny as his debut feature Thank You for Smoking and even more affectionate and full of life.High school outsider and self-possessed goofball Juno (Ellen Page) is impetuous and disarmingly sardonic.
"You just have to get used to the fact that you will look like a goofball doing this" Roth said.
Nicknamed Magellan, the animal was a goofball. But when the pack had puppies, the other adults recruited him to babysit.