(US) a silly, amusing, eccentric or insane person.
|Eight Bailed Out (1954) 29 July 48: ‘Dig this goofball,’ Griff said.diary|
|Waterfront (1966) 258: There’s no room for goof-balls in this business.|
|Adam M-1 83: I seem to have a penchant for attracting the greatest collection of goof-balls.|
|Psychotic Reactions (1988) 130: The band themselves come on like total goofballs.in|
|Stark Raving Elvis 8: Byron [...] glared back at the goofball.|
|From Potter’s Field (1996) 186: Her dad died. You’re divorced. She’s got no brothers and her mother is in and out of bed with goofballs.|
|Mad mag. Feb. 35: After allowing the liberal goofball two sentences O’Reilly spins lengthy, elaborate scenarios [etc.].|