Definition of doofer in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈduːfə/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


An object or device of unspecified name or nature.
Example sentences
  • He can turn most TVs off with a handheld doofer that he carries in his pocket.
  • Some vandals had thrown something onto the electric doofer on the top of the train.
  • I picked up the doofer and clicked the Menu button.


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

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Line breaks: doo¦fer

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