Open main menu

Contents

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

boff (third-person singular simple present boffs, present participle boffing, simple past and past participle boffed)

  1. (slang) to have sexual intercourse (with someone)
SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

boff (plural boffs)

  1. a big laugh
  2. a line in a film etc that elicits such a laugh

Etymology 2Edit

Shortened from boffin?

NounEdit

boff (plural boffs)

  1. (slang, derogatory) A pupil who works hard; a swot.

Etymology 3Edit

Imitative.

VerbEdit

boff (third-person singular simple present boffs, present participle boffing, simple past and past participle boffed)

  1. (slang, transitive) To hit; to strike.
    • 2014, Waverly Curtis, The Chihuahua Always Sniffs Twice, page 135:
      [] something he'd found out the hard way when he was dating Kimberly Haney back in high school and her brother, Chad, big linebacker on the Roosevelt Roughriders football team, had taken exception and boffed him upside the head.

Derived termsEdit