gofer

noun go·fer \ ˈgō-fər \
variants: or less commonly go-fer or

Definition of gofer

informal
: an employee whose duties include running errands : lackey

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Origin and Etymology of gofer

alteration of go for


GOFER Defined for English Language Learners

gofer

noun

Definition of gofer for English Language Learners

  • : a person whose job is to do various small and usually boring jobs for other people


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