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Synonyms for goofball

a man who is a stupid incompetent fool

a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior

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In the footage, Paddy plays himself as a David Brent, who is an inspired goofball and is being interviewed for the managerial role.
Scarcely deviating from his goofball persona, Samberg stars in this comedy about an immature cop suddenly saddled with a straight-laced (but not, as it turns out, straight) captain, played by the always welcome Andre Braugher.
Image: Lanky goofball Best known for: Playing dopey Nick Harper in My Family Early life: Born in Malmesbury, Wiltshire, on April 1, 1973.
com/articles/shirtless-biden-washes-trans-am-in-white-house-dri,2718/) muscle car-obsessed goofball.
He's very charming and funny, and has got a really great goofball sense of humour.
The slyest touch may be that amid the hawking and well-worn revelations about advertising, the biggest sell is for the amiable Spurlock as the genre's reigning goofball tour guide.
The performance may surprise some Carrey fans, who have come to know the comic actor through his slapstick comedies and goofball antics.
Eisenberg's droll scaredy-cat is a wonderful comic foil for Harrelson's goofball avenger, who is so moved at one point he confides: "I haven't cried like that since Titanic.
High school outsider and self-possessed goofball Juno (Ellen Page) is impetuous and disarmingly sardonic.
Samberg plays a goofball teenager with the dream of being a stunt man.
Which is why you might have paid US$1,000 for that business trip to Rio while the vacationing goofball next to you paid $100.
When she's not doing some wild stunt--and she insists on doing the stunts herself--she's being a goofball.
Mining from the black-and-white romantic and the goofball fringes of early performance, Perlman--who also, in the two animated videos that accompanied these photos, unfortunately slips into a not-so-interesting midlife (adolescent?
Television was filled with commercials about goofball slackers making fortunes via electronic trading.