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goof-up

[goof-uhp] /ˈgufˌʌp/
noun, Slang.
1.
a person who habitually makes mistakes, spoils things, gets into trouble, etc., especially through carelessness or irresponsibility.
2.
a mistake, blunder, malfunction, or the like.
Also, goofup.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; noun use of verb phrase goof up
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goof-up

noun

A blunder, esp a serious one; fuck-up, snafu (1960s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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