Goofy

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Goofy

bumbling, awkward dog; originally named Dippy Dawg. [Comics: “Mickey Mouse” in Horn, 492]
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There's even a goofily obnoxious cousin, played by comedian Gabriel Iglesias.
You were being persuaded, sometimes entertainingly, sometimes even a little goofily, to develop a questioning practice.
It was rather a rare sight to see the father-son duo of Mulayam and Akhilesh sit next to each other and goofily grin from ear to ear as Kapil Sharma shared a crude joke or Madhuri sensuously swayed to Gulzar's rendition of Begum Akhter's popular Thumri: Hamri atariya pe ja re sanwariya Dekha-dekhi tanik hoi jye (Come over, my love, to the roof so we can steal a moment together).
Flouting the rules of how a painting should behave, he composed figures whose arms or neckties dangle goofily out of frames, and frames that show off their unfinished backsides instead of their fronts.
I deserved to be fired," Farenthold grinned goofily.
But Shriver's other target is the whole terrorist enterprise itself, which she sends up as a band of goofily unserious amateurs.
He peeled the gum from beneath his desk and popped into his mouth, grinning goofily at the on-- lookers.
The girl looks away when I approach--out of guest-respect more than shyness, I think--but the man grins goofily, stretching out an open palm to offer me the choice of any little table in his completely deserted domain.
This message of flexibility in the throes of fresh challenges is brought home at a picture-taking session on Governors Island, when a number of Lab participants goofily pose for snapshots as they stand in front of a wall-sized poster of Utah's snow-capped Mt.
The calendar features 2008 presidential candidate John McCain and Kentucky Senate-hopeful Rand Paul, both goofily covering their crotches; Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele, naked and in a creature-like pose with clawed hands; Massachusetts Sen.