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  • Edging out "moofer" and "toxic debt," the term "hypermiling" has been named the 2008 Word of the Year by the publishers of the New Oxford American Dictionary.


  • There were ashes and black brands in the fireplace, left there possibly, by the landlord's last moofer.

    Old Caravan Days

  • The word beat out other finalists like, "frugalista," "moofer," and "topless meeting," which is much less sexy than it sounds.

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  • moofer - a mobile out of office worker - ie. someone who works away from a fixed workplace, via Blackberry / laptop / wi-fi etc. (also verbal noun, moofing) topless meeting - a meeting in which the participants are barred from using their laptops, Blackberries, cellphones, etc.

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  • I didn't make it up. It was in the Sunday Times today (so it must be right, yea?)!

    December 10, 2007

  • mooofer?

    December 9, 2007

  • Apparently, this stands for mobile out-of-office worker IE
    those folk who tote laptops and multi-buttoned mobile phones and are so important they can't restrict themselves to one place.

    December 9, 2007