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Synonyms for goof

Synonyms for goof

a man who is a stupid incompetent fool

a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior

commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake

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We especially like this goof because we salute anyone who would rather take apart a doorway than dismantle a newly built project.
The goof is not that they didn't use thick-enough paper on the seal to cover the cross.
A national survey conducted in advance of the March 22 National Goof-Off Day finds that playing video games ranks highest among the ways young men like to goof off and spend their time.
That seemingly minor goof, like a typo in an otherwise clean manuscript, results in a souped-up Factor V.
An even bigger problem than the audience's dry eyes in ``Aquatic's'' final act is the film's failure to clearly delineate between what's real and what's a goof.
But in contrast to the human goof -- upside-down insertion of a precision measuring tool into an optical system that guided mirror grinding -- the flawed construction of that measuring tool alone would have likely resulted in a defective primary mirror, says Roger Angel, a panel member and a telescope-mirror designer at the University of Arizona in Tucson.
The movie feels like what is - an unscripted goof, cobbled together in the editing room.
The girls are resourceful, caring, and courageous while still being teenagers who make mistakes, laugh too loud, get crushes, and just plain goof up.
With Caltech's Richard Feynman a few seasons back in ``QED,'' Davidson faced the opposite problem: The character came off as a folksy goof.
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Mad Mad House'' is an over-the-top goof in the form of a provocation, a prank, or both.
Hilton and Richie goof on the family (``What is Wal-Mart?