Main definitions of boff in English

: boff1boff2

boff1

verb

[with object]North American
informal
  • 1Have sexual intercourse with (someone).

    • ‘It makes me want to boff redheads and short blondes.’
    • ‘I've had a number of attractive and nubile young companions, and I must say that thinking about it, I've never actually had any interest in boffing any of them.’
    • ‘There really is no reason why these two shouldn't have started boffing as soon as they met.’
    • ‘They've split for good, apparently because neither of them could stop boffing anybody they clapped eyes on.’
    • ‘When she's not boffing the mail boy in the photocopier room she's scheming to get him fired.’
    • ‘Supposedly she was boffing him for four years.’
    • ‘That'll teach her for boffing a him in a swimming pool.’
    • ‘On the story of him boffing his wife, he said ‘I was flattered, but it didn't happen.’’
    • ‘News media outlets around the world are reporting that he boffed a lady against her will and the cops didn't investigate for 3 weeks.’
    • ‘He encourages his staffers to boff each other's wives, but only after obtaining his permission.’
    • ‘Who does a girl have to boff around here to get into a club?’
  • 2Hit (someone).

    • ‘If anyone tries to ‘statement’ me, I'll boff them.’
    • ‘Her tail whipped up and playfully boffed him on the side of his face.’
    • ‘All he had to do was boff a blonde over the head with a wooden club and drag her into a cave to further the race.’
    strike, slap, smack, cuff, punch, beat, thrash, thump, batter, belabour, drub, hook, pound, smash, slam, welt, pummel, hammer, bang, knock, swat, whip, flog, cane, sucker-punch, rain blows on, give someone a beating, give someone a drubbing, give someone a good beating, give someone a good drubbing, box someone's ears
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noun

North American
informal
  • 1An act of sexual intercourse.

    • ‘Struggling businessman Joe picks up a sweet young thing who suggests he park his convertible on a side road for an open-air boff session.’
  • 2A blow or punch.

    • ‘Give him a boff on the nose in the middle of the street.’
    blow, hit, knock, thump, thwack, box, jab, fist, cuff, clip, smash, slam, welt, straight, uppercut, hook, body blow
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Origin

1920s (in the sense ‘a blow or punch’): imitative.

Pronunciation

boff

/bɒf/

Main definitions of boff in English

: boff1boff2

boff2

noun

  • short for boffin
    • ‘Back in the real world, Oxford is not just the turf of toffs and boffs: it was a major car-manufacturing centre until the terminal decline of the British car industry and is now a thriving centre of service industries.’

Pronunciation

boff

/bɒf/