American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Chiefly Southern U.S. See peanut.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The peanut, Arachis hypogœa. Also spelled gouber.
- n. southern US A peanut.
- n. slang A foolish, simple, or amusingly silly person.
- n. southern US, euphemistic penis
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Southern U. S. A peanut.
- n. pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds; `groundnut' and `monkey nut' are British terms
- From Kongo nguba ("peanut"). (Wiktionary)
- Of Bantu origin; akin to Kongo or Kimbundu n-guba. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“ See remarks on the term goober, in note on page 9.”
“The goober is a straight A Senior, and this shorted our even his reasoning skills.”
“I bet Lindsey 'goober' Graham is starting to feel dumb now clement”
“So what does it say about her platform if she needs the "goober" vote to get elected?”
“Is there some point at which a human being is reduced to a "goober" (once known as a bodily discharge small chldren enjoy messing with)?”
“Well of course you're in denial. by jpsmith123 on Friday, Jun 22, 2007 at 6: 16: 15 PM calling people names like "goober" by CB Brooklyn on Friday, Jun 22, 2007 at 11: 53: 47 PM”
“ While "goober" may be one of the names of the Peanut in some localities, the plant so-called in Georgia is _Amphicarpæa monoica_, a native leguminous plant with two kinds of flowers, one set always subterranean, and the other above ground.”
“Chamber of Commerce mind should thrust aside such things in favor of the mighty "goober," which is a thing of to-day, a thing for which Norfolk is said to be the greatest of all markets.”
“The shots of he and Slade pulling faces for their Texan classmates are especially memorable, as is the video of the teenage comic, all puppy fat and with the first of a succession of terrible haircuts, impersonating his 'goober' father at the Comedy Workshop in Houston.”
“* To our European readers: a "goober" is a peanut in its basic form.”
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