Definition of goober in US English:

goober

noun

North American
informal
  • 1A peanut.

  • 2A foolish person.

    1. 2.1dated A person from the southeastern US, especially Georgia or Arkansas.

Origin

Late 19th century: from an earlier sense ‘peanut’, from Kikongo nguba.

Pronunciation

goober

/ˈɡo͞obər//ˈɡubər/