goofus


goofus
n. dumb, oafish person

English slang. 2015.

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  • Goofus — Couesnophon oder Goofus. Abbildung aus der Patentschrift Das Couesnophon, auch Goofus genannt, ist ein saxophonähnliches Musikinstrument. Es wurde 1924 erfunden (Patent der Firma Couesnon Cie. in Frankreich), und in den 1920ern erlebte es eine… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • goofus — [“gufas] 1. n. a gadget. □ Where is that little goofus I use to pry open these cans? □ Here’s just the little goofus you’re looking for. 2. AND goopus n. a foolish oaf. (Also a term of address.) □ Youre just acting like a goofus. Be serious! …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • goofus — n. (Slang) extremely silly person, one who is very incompetent …   English contemporary dictionary

  • goofus — [ gu:fəs] noun US informal a foolish or stupid person. Origin 1920s: based on goof …   English new terms dictionary

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  • Goofus glass — is basically pressed glass which was cold (un fired) paint decorated in the early 20th century in America by several prominent glass factories. It was made in considerable quantities and sold originally for very little. It was given as premiums… …   Wikipedia

  • Goofus (song) — Infobox Song Name = Goofus Type = Song Artist = The Carpenters Album = A Kind of Hush Released = June 11, 1976 track no = 1976 Recorded = Early 1976 Genre = Pop Length = 3:09 Composer = Wayne King; William Harold Writer = Gus Kahn Label = A M… …   Wikipedia

  • Couesnophone — Goofus redirects here. For the popular song, see Goofus (song). For the title character in the comic strip Goofus Gallant, see Highlights for Children. Illustration from the French patent belonging to the manufacturer Couesnon (1924). The… …   Wikipedia

  • Highlights for Children — (referred as simply Highlights) is an American children s magazine. It began publication in June 1946, started by Garry Cleveland Myers and his wife Caroline Clark Myers in Honesdale, Pennsylvania (the present location of its editorial office).… …   Wikipedia

  • Adrian Rollini — Infobox musical artist Name = Adrian Rollini Img capt = Adrian Rollini with bass saxophone Img size = Landscape = Background = non vocal instrumentalist Birth name = Adrian Francis Rollini Alias = Born = June 28 1903 Died = May 15 1956 Homestead …   Wikipedia