[ bof-oh ]
/ ˈbɒf oʊ /
noun, plural bof·fos.
highly effective or successful: He gave a boffo performance as Cyrano.
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Also boff·o·la [bo-foh-luh]. /bɒˈfoʊ lə/.
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Example sentences from the Web for boffo
He seemed to think that after that boffo first debate, he could just tread water.
Clinton ensured that reviews of a boffo speech would morph into reviews of an endless speech.
British Dictionary definitions for boffo
/ (ˈbɒfəʊ) /
slang very good; highly successful
a person who has extensive skill or knowledge in a particular field
Word Origin for boffo
C20: of uncertain origin
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