Doofer

any object (often used jocularly in place of the usual name (alteration of "do for" in such phrases as "that will do for now")

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • doofer — /dooˈfər/ (slang) noun A thing whose name one does not know or cannot recall, a thingamy ORIGIN: Thought to be based on the phrase (it will) do for (now) …   Useful english dictionary

  • doofer — n 1. also doofa or doover an unspecified thing, thingummy Hand me that doofer. 2. a partly smoked cigarette; a pun on (it will) do for later . A wartime term that remained in use in the 1960s and may still survive …   Contemporary slang

  • doofer — AND dufer [“dufa* ] n. a (found or borrowed) cigarette saved for smoking at another time. (It will do for later.) □ Sam always has a doofer stuck behind his ear. □ He takes two fags, one to smoke and a dufer …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • doofer — noun a) An object whose name the speaker or writer cannot remember. b) In particular, the remote control for a television …   Wiktionary

  • doofer — Australian Slang any object (often used jocularly in place of the usual name (alteration of do for in such phrases as that will do for now ) …   English dialects glossary

  • doofer — also doo.fah noun (C) informal a small object whose name you have forgotten or do not know …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • doofer — /ˈdufə/ (say doohfuh) noun → doover …   Australian English dictionary

  • doofer —  Same as doodah …   A concise dictionary of English slang

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