Definition of doofer in English:

doofer

noun

informal
  • An object or device of unspecified name or nature.

    • ‘I picked up the doofer and clicked the Menu button.’
    • ‘He can turn most TVs off with a handheld doofer that he carries in his pocket.’
    • ‘The moisturiser worked and the other two doofers were a bit disappointing.’
    • ‘Some vandals had thrown something onto the electric doofer on the top of the train.’
    • ‘My new flat does not have central heating, we have these night-storage doofers.’

Origin

1930s: perhaps an alteration of do for in phrases like that will do for now.

Pronunciation:

doofer

/ˈduːfə/