goffo

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Via a Vulgar Latin borrowing *gumphus (dolt?) from Ancient Greek γόμφος (gómphos, peg, bolt, fastener).

Adjective[edit]

goffo (feminine singular goffa, masculine plural goffi, feminine plural goffe)

  1. clumsy, awkward, ungainly, gauche
  2. inelegant

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