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Definition of "boff" [boff]

  • Slang A line in a play or film, for example, that elicits a big laugh: "He doesn't go for the big boffs, artificially inflated, but lets his comedy build through a leisurely accumulation of bizarre details” ( Vincent Canby). (noun)
  • Slang A big laugh. (noun)
  • Slang A conspicuous success. Also called boffo, boffola. (noun)
  • To have sexual intercourse with. (verb-transitive)
  • To engage in sexual intercourse. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "boff" in a sentence
  • "meh. boff panda and gaara are kyoot *picks them up and huggles dem boff* oh noes gaara be kilin meeeeeeee—!"
  • "At the English public sector schools I attended 'Public School' is used in English as a synonym for 'Private School' - it can get confusing for foreigners I was often known as a boff or boffin."
  • "I am writing down all the funny Australian phrases and terms I've heard in the past 2 days, and Indie said "You guys say barf don't you?" and I said yes remember Aussies do not pronounce their rs so it sounds like "boff" and then I tried to get them to pronounce it with the r sound and it was just the funniest thing."