- a loud, hearty laugh
- a joke, incident in a play, etc. meant to produce such a laugh
- a play, song, etc. that is a great popular success; hit
Origin of boffprobably from Italian buffa, a jest, or buffo, a gust of wind: see buffoon
Slang to engage in sexual intercourse with
Origin of bofffrom boff (n.), a punch or blow, probably echoic
- 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 )
- A big laugh.
- A conspicuous success. Also called boffo . Also called boffola .
Origin of boffProbably from b(ox) off(ice)
verbboffed, boff·ing, boffs
To have sexual intercourse with.
To engage in sexual intercourse.
Origin of boffFrom boff to hit variant of buff from Middle English buffe a blow from Old French of imitative origin
(third-person singular simple present boffs, present participle boffing, simple past and past participle boffed)
- (slang) to have sexual intercourse (with someone)
Shortened from boffin?