Normally a fashion savant, Lopez goofed with a too-sexy bodysuit at the American Music Awards last night.
“I goofed,” he said, when I asked why he delayed the referral.
He challenged me a lot on The Gangster Squad because we just sort of goofed around on Crazy, Stupid, Love.
1916, American English, "stupid person," perhaps a variant of English dialect goff "foolish clown" (1869), from 16c. goffe, probably from Middle French goffe "awkward, stupid," of uncertain origin. Or English goffe may be from Middle English goffen "speak in a frivolous manner," possibly from Old English gegaf "buffoonery," and gaffetung "scolding." Sense of "a blunder" is c.1954, probably influenced by gaffe.
"waste time," 1932; "make a mistake," 1941, from goof (n.). Goof off "loaf" is also from 1941. Related: Goofed; goofing.
Intoxicated with a narcotic, esp marijuana; high, stoned (1950s+ Narcotics)
[fr British dialect goof, goff, ''fool'']