goofy [goo-fee] Word Origin adjective, goof·i·er, goof·i·est. Slang.
- ridiculous; silly; wacky; nutty: a goofy little hat.
Origin of goofy First recorded in 1915–20;+ Related formsgoof·i·ly, adverbgoof·i·ness, noun British Dictionary definitions for goofily goofy adjective goofier or goofiest informal
- foolish; silly; stupid
- British (of teeth) sticking out; protruding
Derived Formsgoofily, adverbgoofiness, noun Word Origin and History for goofily goofy adj.
1921, from+ (2). The Disney character of that name began life c.1929 as Dippy Dawg.