Entry from British & World English dictionary
An object or device of unspecified name or nature.
- 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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