(noun, verb)


1. a man who is a stupid incompetent fool

Similar word(s): bozo, cuckoo, fathead, goofball, goose, jackass, zany

Definition categories: person, fool, muggins, sap, saphead, tomfool

2. a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior

Similar word(s): buffoon, clown, goofball

Definition categories: person, comedian, comic

Sentences with goof as a noun:

- I made a goof in that last calculation.

- Your little brother is a total goof.


1. commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake

Similar word(s): blunder, boob, sin

Definition categories: social, breach, break, infract, offend, transgress, violate

Sentences with goof as a verb:

- It's my fault: I goofed.

- We were just goofing by painting the neighbors cat green.