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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
References in periodicals archive ?
Poor gofers took a while before they could pick their jaws off the floor.
It was a a bad day in the office for most of the gofers, who travelled to Nyeri to try and improve their points tally in the national series.
Will the requirement cover top officials of the Department of Tourism, for example, who think their work involves globetrotting as professional tourists, with personal gofers in tow?
But that was before companies like BCCS made it possible for them to "summon butlers, drivers and gofers with a click or a call," with demands for everything from an "authentic mariachi band" to "300 bottles of a Merle Norman perfume," which, by the way, were to be bought and shipped to the student's mother in Saudi Arabia.
CHRISTINA Aguilera (bottle-blonde, chisel-face, sings half-naked) spent pounds 6,000 reserving half a first-class carriage for herself and her gofers to travel between London and Cardiff.