from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang An employee who runs errands in addition to performing regular duties.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A worker who runs errands; an errand boy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A waffle.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an employee whose duties include running errands
Sol Stern, a conservative commentator with The Manhatten Institute perhaps put it best when he said that Mr. Polakow-Suransky will be treated as a "gofer" by the mayor and Ms. Black.
Young Ted Chapin, a production "gofer," kept a diary of rehearsals, Boston tryout and New York premiere, in 1971.
Mukasey could easily fire half of these "gofer" appointees and eliminate their jobs.
I didn't lift anything, I just was the "gofer" for little stuff.
A simple translation for transportation is "gofer".
I worked as their "gofer," there to fetch their coffee, their bagels, their morning fare, their fuzzy bunny slippers.
"They are getting some 'gofer' out there to jump on these things, and then it's, 'Hasta la vista, baby,'" Cooper said.
David says that someone is leaving their job, so they need to look for someone to fill the "gofer" job.
Instead of the stereotypical "gofer" work, such as photocopying, my job consisted of tasks such as thinking of questions for interviews, proof-reading Marci's blog posts, and keeping an eye on her dog, Sinatra, during phone interviews.
"gofer" for my really cool grandfather, in his middle 80s.