boff

1 of 2

verb

boffed; boffing; boffs

transitive verb

often vulgar
: to have sexual intercourse with

boff

2 of 2

noun

variants or boffo
plural boffs or boffos
1
: a hearty laugh
2
: a gag or line that produces a hearty laugh
3
: something that is conspicuously successful : hit

Examples of boff in a Sentence

Noun an old joke dating from the days of vaudeville that's still good for a boff the emcee told some good boffs that kept the ceremony from becoming too serious
Recent Examples on the Web
Noun
Serena and Nate boff at a wedding reception on Gossip Girl Two high-school students bump uglies on the bar of Michael Jordan's Steakhouse with a reception happening about two feet away. Laura Beck, Cosmopolitan, 25 July 2017

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Word History

Etymology

Verb

from boff blow, punch, perhaps imitative

Noun

perhaps from box office

First Known Use

Verb

1937, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1934, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of boff was in 1934

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Cite this Entry

“Boff.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/boff. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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