Main definitions of boofy in English

: boofy1boofy2

boofy1

adjective

Australian
informal
  • (of a man) unreflective and physically well built or strong, in a way perceived as typically male.

    ‘he was just a big, boofy bloke with a wide, cocksure grin’
    • ‘She also loves her footy, and especially spending "time with the family in front of the tele, watching big, boofy blokes run around smacking into each other".’
    • ‘In a last-ditch effort to avoid a lifetime of medication, his psychiatrist prescribes sport: not just any sport, but the boofy, collar-bone-busting game of rugby league.’
    • ‘But first, and it might seem a little strange, but yoga has found its way into the boofy world of AFL football.’
    • ‘The thread from these commentators was that a big boofy bloke, let alone a former political leader, couldn't chuck it in.’
    • ‘About ten years ago I was working at Metro Screen and this big boofy bloke came in and wanted someone to cut his show reel.’
    • ‘The big boofy boys just weren't sure what they were supposed to do in relation to having a living male fantasy right before them.’
    • ‘He was a 'boofy bloke,' a larrikin who liked a drink and a smoke, and was always in and out of hot water on the sheila front.’
    • ‘If six boofy blokes from the NSW construction industry can generate an inspirational initiative like this Pact, then the challenge is on for all unions.’
    • ‘The problem was that I was a bit boofy, you know. I'm sort of blokey and I like to spend the weekends in front of the telly watching the footy.’

Origin

1970s: from boofhead + -y.

Pronunciation:

boofy

/ˈbuːfi/

Main definitions of boofy in English

: boofy1boofy2

boofy2

adjective