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.
"We—uh—realize we goofed yesterday on that beach party," Tom said sheepishly.
Everything had gone perfectly; not even Valkanhayn's gang had goofed.
That must have been a build-up, but Ben goofed his cue to move in on Sco and me for a close.
Let them think they goofed with the shuttles and hit you and Chris.
"Somebody must have goofed bad on the Far Side, for it to miss orbit like that," Ramos grated.
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'']