boffo(redirected from boffos)
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Extremely successful; great.
n. pl. bof·fos
[Alteration of boff.]
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slang very good; highly successful
a person who has extensive skill or knowledge in a particular field
[C20: of uncertain origin]
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n., pl. -fos,
adj. Slang. n.
2. highly successful: a boffo performance.
[1950–55; perhaps alter. of buffo]
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|Adj.||1.||boffo - resoundingly successful and popular; "for years he was a boffo box office certainty"|
successful - having succeeded or being marked by a favorable outcome; "a successful architect"; "a successful business venture"
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