boffola
noun Etymology: irregular from boff Date: 1947 boff

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  • boffola — bof·fo·la (bŏf ōʹlə) n. Slang See boff1.   [From boff1.] * * * …   Universalium

  • boffola — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Slang. A dazzling, often sudden instance of success: hit, sleeper. Informal: smash, smash hit, ten strike, wow. Slang: boff, boffo. See THRIVE …   English dictionary for students

  • boffola — adj, n American an uproarious joke or laugh. The word is a form of boff with the Spanish ola suffix denoting large scale or extra …   Contemporary slang

  • boffola — boff·o·la …   English syllables

  • boffola — bof•fo•la [[t]bɒˈfoʊ lə[/t]] n. pl. las. cvb sbz sts boff …   From formal English to slang

  • boffola — bäfōlə, bəˈf noun ( s) Etymology: irregular from boff 1. slang : boff 1, 2 2. slang : hit …   Useful english dictionary

  • boffo — /bof oh/, n., pl. boffos, adj. Slang. n. 1. boff. adj. 2. highly effective or successful: He gave a boffo performance as Cyrano. Also, boffola /bo foh leuh/. [perh. alter. of BUFFO or BOUFFE] * * * …   Universalium

  • cackle — Synonyms and related words: Homeric laughter, babble, babblement, bark, bavardage, bawl, be in stitches, belch, bellow, belly laugh, bibble babble, blab, blabber, blah blah, blare, blat, blather, blether, blethers, blubber, boff, boffola, boom,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • chortle — Synonyms and related words: Homeric laughter, be in stitches, belly laugh, boff, boffola, break up, burst into laughter, burst of laughter, burst out, burst out laughing, burst with laughter, bust a gut, cachinnate, cachinnation, cackle, chuckle …   Moby Thesaurus

  • chuckle — Synonyms and related words: Homeric laughter, be in stitches, belly laugh, boff, boffola, break up, burst into laughter, burst of laughter, burst out, burst out laughing, burst with laughter, bust a gut, cachinnate, cachinnation, cackle, chortle …   Moby Thesaurus

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