gofer

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

go–fer

or

Definition of gofer

informal

  1. :  an employee whose duties include running errands :  lackey

Origin and Etymology of gofer

alteration of go for


First Known Use: 1967


GOFER Defined for English Language Learners

gofer

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noun go·fer \ˈgō-fər\

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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