The TikTok phrase ”Goofy Ahh” has been slowly gaining popularity since the start of 2022. Recently, the audio and meme format has gone viral on social media with people coming up with multiple variations of the same thing.
Know Your Meme explains the origin of the sound as follows:
“The related phrase ‘goofy ahh’ became popular on TikTok in early 2022 as a spam comment, often used on videos where the original audio contains goofy sound effects associated with 21st century humor, including cartoon sound effects and indistinguishable noises.”
Everything you need to know about the ‘Goofy Ahh’ trend
“Goofy Ahh” is a slang term. In case you are wondering what is the correct way to pronounce the term, you can just follow the spelling – Goofy and ahh.
Over the past year, the phrase has grown in popularity online. TikTok users may be more familiar with the phrase as it is frequently used in the comments section of posts on the app. The term usually refers to something silly or clumsy.
The associated audio has become so popular that many use it to create short videos, with clips usually containing absurd visuals, cartoon sound effects and obscure noises.
The audio popped up all over the place without much context. Users paired it with a few other sounds, creating what is now known as “Goofy ahh” audio online.
If you search for this new viral TikTok trend, you will find that most of the results are compiled videos of random, short funny clips. The included audio features random and weird cartoon sound effects.
Since the audio keeps changing and sometimes even includes sounds from shows that Goofy is featured in, TikTok users tend to get confused as to the true purpose of the trend.
How to participate in the trend
The trend is not directly related to the famous Disney character Goofy, who is a funny, tall, clumsy animated dog. Instead, the term is used to refer to many different things. To create comic effect, it is usually used before a noun or verb.
Netizens resort to the slang “Goofy Ahh” when they want to poke fun at something. As with many TikTok memes, it has now become its own separate entity. With many people mixing absurd and silly sounds, one user even produced a “Goofy Ahh Ringtone”.
The meme is not just limited to TikTok. Many Twitter users also refer to the phrase when they want to indicate that a tweet is stupid. Although the trend may be short-lived, social media users are having a blast using it right now.
TikTok, which was introduced in China in 2016, has over 100 million monthly active users in the United States alone and has been downloaded over 2 billion times globally.
It’s easy to lose track of time and get into endless scrolling on the platform. Thousands of videos are regularly uploaded to the site. Comedy trends are among the most popular videos on TikTok, with several going viral every day.