goofball definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- a pill containing a barbiturate or, sometimes, a stimulant drug, tranquilizer, etc., esp. when used nonmedicinallyalso goof ball
- goof ()
Origin: goof plush ball
goofball definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- 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).
goofball - Medical Definition
or goof ballnoun
A barbiturate or tranquilizer in the form of a pill, especially when taken for nonmedical purposes.