- a pill containing a barbiturate or, sometimes, a stimulant drug, tranquilizer, etc., esp. when used nonmedicinallyalso goof ball
- goof ()
Origin of goofballgoof + ball
- A foolish, incompetent, or stupid person.
- A barbiturate or tranquilizer pill, especially when taken for nonmedical purposes.
Silly or outlandish: “Underneath his goofball braggadocio lies a kind of purity” (David Ansen).
- He announced, with his usual goofball humor, that he'd like to marry me!