verb \ˈbäf\

Definition of BOFF

transitive verb
sometimes vulgar
:  to have sexual intercourse with

Origin of BOFF

from boff blow, punch, perhaps imitative
First Known Use: 1937

Rhymes with BOFF


noun \ˈbä-(ˌ)fō\
plural boffs or boffos

Definition of BOFF

:  a hearty laugh
:  a gag or line that produces a hearty laugh
:  something that is conspicuously successful :  hit

Variants of BOFF

boff or bof·fo \ˈbä-(ˌ)fō\

Examples of BOFF

  1. <an old joke dating from the days of vaudeville that's still good for a boff>
  2. <the emcee told some good boffs that kept the ceremony from becoming too serious>

Origin of BOFF

perhaps from box office
First Known Use: 1946

Other Performing Arts Terms

diva, dramaturgy, loge, prestidigitation, proscenium, supernumerary, zany


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