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Definition(s):

  • (n) pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds; `groundnut' and `monkey nut' are British terms

Usage(s):

  1. Fighting the goober crunch However thin you spread it, peanut butter is in short supply and increasingly expensive as a result of last summer's drought in the producing.
  2. This Jindal guy sounds like a real goober.
  3. Proving that more than one peanut farmer knows how to exploit his roots, a goober grower from Virginia enticed a collector into shelling out $10,000 for an 1861 Virginia $500 note.

News

  • Work to become great, not a goober

    Before 1930, the lowly goober pea, now known as the peanut, was used for little more than food for pigs. Today, it’s an extremely valuable crop with hundreds of uses. The potential was always there, i
    on September 22, 2013     Source: Kearney Hub

Quotes

  1. "It's an affirmation. It doesn't mean anything except `I enjoy the show,'" said Lindsey. "I've got so much more of a career, but the Goober character was so strong."
    on Mar 1, 2007 By: George Lindsey Source: FOXNews

  2. "He thinks I'm a goober, a little nerd driving around in my Prius when he's got his fancy Range Rover over there," said Ulbrich, 31, smiling as he recalled the locker room banter.
    on Dec 21, 2008 By: Jeff Ulbrich Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. "Growing up, the Andy Griffith Show was the thing that made me want to be an actor," Thornton said. "Goober, Barney, Andy, Aunt Bea, Opie - all of those people were part of your family."
    on Mar 10, 2008 By: Billy Bob Thornton Source: Meadville Tribune

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