Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A foolish, incompetent, or stupid person.
  • noun A barbiturate or tranquilizer pill, especially when taken for nonmedical purposes.
  • adjective Silly or outlandish.

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  • noun informal, derogatory A foolish or silly person.
  • noun informal A pill or tablet containing a pharmaceutical which has hypnotic or intoxicating effects, especially a barbiturate.
  • adjective Silly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
  • noun a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior

Etymologies

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From goof + ball

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