from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Extremely successful; great.
- n. See boff1.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Very good or successful
- n. A great success; a hit
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. highly successful; superbly well done.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. resoundingly successful and popular
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?
But also according to the source Paramount doesn't think Franco is the kind of boffo box office they want, so the producer and the studio are clashing over the casting.
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.