Meaning of “goof up” in the English Dictionary


"goof up" in English

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goof up

US informal
phrasal verb with goof uk /ɡuːf/ us /ɡuːf/ verb [ I or T ] mainly US informal

to do something badly or make a silly mistake that causes something to fail:

He's just waiting for Susan to goof up so he can get her job.

(Definition of “goof up” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)