Definition of “goof” - English Dictionary

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

“goof” in American English

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goofverb [ I ]

us /ɡuf/ infml

to make a foolish or embarrassing mistake:

The governor showed up and no one was there to meet him – somebody goofed!
noun [ C ] us /ɡuf/


Forgetting to bring my driver’s license was a major goof.

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(Definition of “goof” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)