gofer
or gopher noun Etymology: alteration of go for Date: 1967 an employee whose duties include running errands ; lackey

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  • Gofer — es una implementación del lenguaje de programación Haskell desarrollado por Mark Jones en Oxford, con fines educativos. Gofer es el acrónimo de G(ood) F(or) E(quational) R(easoning) en español: Adecuado para razonar ecuaciones. Ha sido… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Gofer — ist eine funktionale Programmiersprache, die an Haskell angelehnt ist. Gofer hat gegenüber Haskell einige experimentelle Erweiterungen, vor allem im Bereich der Typklassen. Andere wichtige Features Haskells fehlen allerdings, so werden… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • gofer — go‧fer [ˈgəʊfə ǁ ˈgoʊfər] noun [countable] informal JOBS someone who carries messages or gets things for their employer: • They hired me as a gofer, but while I took my boss s suits to the cleaners and bought his wife flowers, I also learnt the… …   Financial and business terms

  • Gofer — (от GOod For Equational Reasoning) упрощённый диалект языка Haskell. Предназначен для обучения функциональному программированию. См. также Gopher …   Википедия

  • gofer — errand runner, 1956, Amer.Eng. coinage from go for (coffee, spare parts, etc.), with a pun on gopher …   Etymology dictionary

  • gofer — [n] errand boy or girl bottom person on the totem pole*, gal Friday, go getter*, grunt, guy Friday, hired help, low person on the totem pole*, office boy, office girl, peon, scrub; concept 348 …   New thesaurus

  • gofer — (also gopher) ► NOUN informal, chiefly N. Amer. ▪ a person who runs errands; a dogsbody. ORIGIN from go for (i.e. go and fetch) …   English terms dictionary

  • gofer — ☆ gofer or go fer [gō′fər ] n. [from being asked to go for whatever is needed] Slang an employee who performs minor or menial tasks such as running errands …   English World dictionary

  • Gofer — This article is about jobs that include running errands. For the animal, see gopher (animal). For other uses, see Gofer (disambiguation). A gofer or go fer (  /ˈɡ …   Wikipedia

  • gofer — the employee who must go for supplies, mail, coffee, etc.,    Are you the gofer in this office? Ya, I gofer this and I gofer that, and soon I m gonna gofer a holiday! Ha ha! …   English idioms

  • gofer — UK [ˈɡəʊfə(r)] / US [ˈɡoʊfər] noun [countable] Word forms gofer : singular gofer plural gofers informal someone who does boring jobs for someone else such as delivering messages …   English dictionary

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