Goofy and Silly


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Goofy adjective – Lacking in seriousness or maturity.
Usage example: it's not appropriate to be goofy at a funeral

Silly is a synonym for goofy in crazy topic. In some cases you can use "Silly" instead the word "Goofy" as an adjective or a noun. popular alternative
Nearby Words: goof, goofed, goofing
Synonyms for Goofy


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Silly adjective – Lacking in seriousness or maturity.
Usage example: the matinee show was filled with a bunch of silly children making noise

Goofy is a synonym for silly in stupid topic. You can use "Goofy" instead an adjective "Silly", if it concerns topics such as crazy. popular alternative
Nearby Word: silliness
Synonyms for Silly

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  • Western Animation / T.U.F.F. Puppy Da Chief Darker and Edgier: "Toast of T.U.F.F" despite still having silly moments, was probably the first "quite serious" episode, compared to the overly goofy and silly episodes before it.
  • Funny Aneurysm Moment / Other There once was a time when TV presenter Jimmy Savile acting goofy and silly was considered to be all in good fun.
  • Visual Novel / A Profile Otaku: Kaine likes to act goofy and silly, emulating the sort of protagonist who can do things if they really try.
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