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goof

goof

 
pronunciation:
guf
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
phrases:
goof off, goof around
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: (informal) a foolish mistake; blunder.
similar words:
blooper, blunder
definition 2: a foolish or stupid person.
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: goofed, goofing, goofs
definition: (informal) to make a mistake; blunder.
similar words:
blunder, err, fault, foul up, mistake, slip
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: (informal) to do (something) in a poor or foolish manner; fail at (often fol. by up).
similar words:
muff
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phrase: goof off
phrase: goof around