boff

verb
\ ˈbäf How to pronounce boff (audio) \
boffed; boffing; boffs

Definition of boff

 (Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

often vulgar
: to have sexual intercourse with

boff

noun
\ ˈbäf How to pronounce boff (audio) \
variants: or boffo \ ˈbä-​(ˌ)fō How to pronounce boffo (audio) \
plural boffs or boffos

Definition of boff (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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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, "9 TV Sex Scenes That Would Never Work in Real Life," 25 July 2017

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First Known Use of boff

Verb

1937, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1934, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for boff

Verb

from boff blow, punch, perhaps imitative

Noun

perhaps from box office

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Dictionary Entries near boff

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boffin

boffo

boffola

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