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doofer

Line breaks: doo¦fer
Pronunciation: /ˈduːfə
 
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Definition of doofer in English:

noun

informal
An object or device of unspecified name or nature.
Example sentences
  • My new flat does not have central heating, we have these night-storage doofers.
  • The moisturiser worked and the other two doofers were a bit disappointing.
  • He can turn most TVs off with a handheld doofer that he carries in his pocket.

Origin

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

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