- The definition of goofy is someone or something that is silly.
An example of something goofy is a child making funny noises and laughing.
A bunch of goofy kids.
- Silly; ridiculous: a goofy hat.
- Having the right foot forward when riding a board such as a skateboard or snowboard: a goofy stance.
goof + -y
- (snowboarding) riding with right foot forward.
- (snowboarding): regular
From the way the Disney character Goofy was first depicted surfing, with right foot forward.