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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.]
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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]
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go•fer

go•pher

(ˈgoʊ fər)

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

gofer

[ˈgəʊfeʳ] Nrecadero/a m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

gofer

[ˈgəʊfər] ncoursier/ière m/fgo-getter [ˈgəʊgɛtər] nfonceur/euse m/f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

gofer

n (inf)Mädchen ntfür alles (inf)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

gofer

[ˈgəʊfəʳ] n (fam) → galoppino/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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With only lawmakers' gofers being punished, it looks like the scam has not diminished the appetite of lawmakers for "pork" as indicated in the continuing bickering between the two chambers of Congress, which has held up the enactment of the national budget for the year for an unprecedented three months now.
Bersamin practically junked the settled rule in criminal law that the 'act of one is the act of all' and therefore it is irrelevant to determine who the 'mastermind' and the mere gofers are in a charge of conspiracy.
This time, the 45-year-old Payumo will see action in the World Amateur Gofers Invitational with Vicky Herrera, Kirby Co, Ariel Vanguardia, Blake Go, Ted Arcenas and Mark Leviste.
More than 70 national gofers also participated in the four day championship.
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.
Based on a simple platform for listing available freight (the site calls it "trips"), iGofers.com is simple enough for the average user to navigate, yet functional enough to guide the listing user and the carrier (the site calls them "Gofers") through every step of the pickup and delivery process.
"No matter their parents' social status, students who came to campus tended to deal with basic life skills on their own--from frying up grilled cheese sandwiches to unclogging toilets and folding laundry." 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.
out ry if It's a case of golfers versus gofers. s The two men are undoubtedly box office, e ce, Rory has the golfing world at his fingertips, as well as girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki.