Those weak enemies from Super Mario Brothers that walk in one direction and moves another direction when it bumps into something.
by Anonymous May 27, 2003
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Goomba is the phonetic spelling of the term "cumpà", which is the way people from Southern Italy used to pronounce the word "compare", that is "godfather". From the original sense it was gradually extended to mean a friend, a partner, etc.
hey, goomba, what about a glass of wine?
by Francesco from Italy October 01, 2006
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Derived from Italian, meaning close friend, or accomplice, mentor. Actually spelled Goombah.
He was a goombah to me.
by Goom-ba November 03, 2003
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1: a weak enemy in almost all Mario Games. Have tendancies to die when pressure is applyed to the head.
2:An ethnic slurr for italian americans
1: goomba. jump on its friggin head
2:Fat tony, the "mobster" is such a friggin goomba
by ProfessorDollar99 November 20, 2003
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1. One of the classic, easiest Mario enemies that is defeated once there is a jump applied to the head or a fireball shot at it. Sometimes, however, in Paper Mario, there is spiked Goombas that you cannot jump upon. In the classic games, they will not come after you but can still hurt.

2. A close buddy or friend who enjoys socializing with you.
1. That dang Goomba was what caused me to get Game Over.

2. Teacher yelling at kids: Listen, I know you all love to chat with your goombas over there, but what you should be doing is working on your vocabulary.
by The Eavsdropper February 01, 2008
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Walking mushrooms from the Mario games.Jump on their head and they die.
"Bep boop bep boop" is the noise that a Goomba's feet make.It's funny.
by TheWiggidy April 13, 2004
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Forget all the rest of the meanings of goomba, this is what a goomba really is: a goon, a goof, a kook, or poser who doesn't physically resemble a goomba from Mario Bros. but acts just like one. You know a true goomba when you see one. For an example see "Mark Coviello"
Did you see that fool go over the falls on that small inside wave? What a gooooombaaaa! goomba....
by Point Loma Crew September 07, 2006
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