from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An incompetent, foolish, or stupid person.
- noun A careless mistake; a slip.
- intransitive verb To make a silly mistake; blunder.
- intransitive verb To waste or kill time.
- intransitive verb To tease or make fun of someone.
- intransitive verb To spoil, as through clumsiness; bungle. Usually used with up:
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun colloq. a stupid fool.
- intransitive verb to commit a faux pas or fault.
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- noun US A
- noun US As a specific usage in
film, an error made during production which finds its way into the final release.
- noun US A
- noun A child molester.
- verb US To make a mistake.
- verb US To engage in
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- noun a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
- noun a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior
- verb commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Possibly alteration of dialectal goff, fool, from obsolete French goffe, stupid.]
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Perhaps from dialect goff ("foolish clown") from early modern English goffen
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