American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. slang highly successful; superbly well done.
- adj. resoundingly successful and popular
- Alteration of boff1. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“For all the latest numbers from Up's "boffo" box office run, domestically and internationally, go to Box Office Mojo.”
“Anthony's also got a followup entry at his blog: "[W] hat I neglected to mention in the story is that most of the films have not exactly done 'boffo' business.”
“Anything to do with Krusty the Klown's gotta be, in his words: "boffo"!”
“Actually there is a degree of ammbiguity about the term "boffo" or at least about the root "boff".”
“JACK CAFFERTY, CNN ANCHOR: If a critic was writing a review of the Microsoft earnings report, "boffo" would be the word that comes to mind -- boffo.”
“KING: Also what if you go "boffo" when you meet her?”
“The guy who gave that "boffo" speech that so impressed her according to SourceWatch.”
“[T] he films in this year's Oscar race seem to suggest the world is more globally unified and polyglot than ever before," writes Anthony's also got a followup entry at his blog: "[W] hat I neglected to mention in the story is that most of the films have not exactly done 'boffo' business.”
“Most jazz, these days, is released on small labels, few of which are generating any kind of boffo profits.”
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