goofy Add to list Share. Anything goofy is ridiculous and cute, like a squirrel on a skateboard or a big football player snuggling a teddy bear after every touch down. Goofy things are often well-intentioned but weird.
Well,that all depends on the spirit in which they say it. I have been called goofy and taken it as a compliment because it was given in a warm,affectionate and accepting way and I has have also been called goofy when it was said in a mean and critical way.
A goofy smile is sweet, unless you're in England where it means you have big crooked teeth. Goofy, the dopey Disney dog who is all of these things, was created in 1929 when the word was brand new. It comes from a variation on the English dialect goff, "foolish clown."
Dawg. Goofy's catchphrases are "gawrsh!" (which is his usual exclamation of surprise and his way of pronouncing "gosh"), along with "ah-hyuck!" (a distinctive chuckle) which is sometimes followed by a "hoo hoo hoo hoo!", and especially the Goofy holler.
Bill Farmer has been the voice of Goofy since 1987 and currently voices Goofy is the Disney+ reality series, It's a Dog's Life. Farmer clears the misconception up in an interview with Yahoo Entertainment, “He is not a dog….
A goof is a silly fool. If you can't stop telling jokes, even after your math class has started, your teacher will think you're a goof. There are many alternate words for goof, including dimwit, dummy, and nitwit. In other words, you should only call someone a goof if you mean to insult their intelligence.