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Noun: goofball  'goof,bol
Usage: N. Amer
  1. A man who is a stupid incompetent fool
    - fathead, goof, bozo [N. Amer], jackass, goose, cuckoo, zany
  2. A person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior
    - clown, buffoon, goof, merry andrew [archaic], droll [archaic]

Derived forms: goofballs

Type of: boofhead [Austral], charlie [Brit], comedian, comic, diddy [Brit, informal], donkey, drongo [Austral, NZ], fool, funnyman, galah [Austral], juggins [Brit], jughead [N. Amer], mampara [S.Africa], meathead, moegoe [S.Africa], muggins [Brit], nit [Brit], sap, tomfool

Encyclopedia: Goofball