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boffo

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adjective bof·fo \ˈbä-(ˌ)fō\

Simple Definition of boffo

  • : extremely good or successful

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of boffo

  1. :  extremely successful :  sensational

Examples of boffo in a sentence

  1. <a boffo performance that wowed even Broadway's toughest critics>



1949

First Known Use of boffo

1949

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