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boff

play
verb \ˈbäf\

Definition of boff

sometimes vulgar

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to have sexual intercourse with



Origin and Etymology of boff

from boff blow, punch, perhaps imitative


First Known Use: 1937


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boff

play
noun \ˈbä-(ˌ)fō\

Definition of boff

plural

boffs

or

boffos

  1. 1 :  a hearty laugh

  2. 2 :  a gag or line that produces a hearty laugh

  3. 3 :  something that is conspicuously successful :  hit



Examples of boff in a sentence

  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>



Variants of boff

or

boffo

Origin and Etymology of boff

perhaps from box office


First Known Use: 1946

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