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go·fer

also go-fer  (gō′fər)
n. Slang
An employee who runs errands in addition to performing regular duties.

[Alteration of go for, from that person's having to go for or after things.]

gofer

(ˈɡəʊfə)
n
slang chiefly US and Canadian an employee or assistant whose duties include menial tasks such as running errands
[C20: originally US: alteration of go for]

go•fer

go•pher

(ˈgoʊ fər)

n. Slang.
an employee whose chief duty is running errands.
[1925–30; resp. of go for]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gofer - an employee whose duties include running errands
employee - a worker who is hired to perform a job
Translations
poskok
juoksupoikalähetti

gofer

[ˈgəʊfeʳ] Nrecadero/a m/f

gofer

[ˈgəʊfər] ncoursier/ière m/fgo-getter [ˈgəʊgɛtər] nfonceur/euse m/f

gofer

n (inf)Mädchen ntfür alles (inf)

gofer

[ˈgəʊfəʳ] n (fam) → galoppino/a
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