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boffin

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noun bof·fin \ˈbä-fən\

Simple Definition of boffin

  • : a research scientist

Full Definition of boffin

chiefly British

  1. :  a scientific expert; especially :  one involved in technological research

Examples of boffin

  1. Our boffins finally broke the enemy's code!



Origin of boffin

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1945


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