goofball

US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈgufˌbɔl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(go̅o̅fbôl′)


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
goof•ball /ˈgufˌbɔl/USA pronunciation   n. [countable][Slang.]
  1. Slang Termsgoof (def. 4).
  2. Slang Terms, Drugsa pill that contains a tranquilizing drug.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
goof•ball  (go̅o̅fbôl′),USA pronunciation n. [Slang.]
  1. Slang Termsan extremely incompetent, eccentric, or silly person.
  2. Slang Termsa pill containing a barbiturate or a tranquilizing drug.
  • goof + ball1 1935–40

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