What is boffo?

  • (adj): Resoundingly successful and popular.
    Example: "For years he was a boffo box office certainty"


Boffo is an informal term meaning "very good". In show business, boffo can mean a hit show, as in "boffo box office". This use of the term is believed to have originated with the Hollywood trade magazine Variety.

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... Boffo is an informal term meaning "very good" ... In show business, boffo can mean a hit show, as in "boffo box office" ... Boffo" may also refer to People Franz Boffo, a 19th century Sardinian architect responsible for many buildings in southern Russia and Ukraine ...
Hazard High School
... The program was founded in 1962 by former student Jennifer Boffo after a family trip to Peru ... Boffo was disheartened by the dwindling camelid numbers and developed a fondness for the luxuriousness of their wool ... Boffo decided to take immediate action to save the majestic alpaca ...
Vorontsov Palace (Odessa)
... buildings were built between 1827 to 1830 by the Sardinian-born architect Francesco Boffo for Prince Mikhail Semyonovich Vorontsov, one of the governor-generals of the Odessa region ... Vorontsov was so impressed with Boffo's work, that he contracted Boffo to design the Potemkin Stairs ...
Mister Boffo
... Mister Boffo is an American comic strip created by Joe Martin ... Mister Boffo" strips have been collected in the books Mister Boffo Unclear on the Concept (1989) (ISBN 0-316-54859-6), Mister Boffo Shrink Wrapped (1995) (ISBN 0-8362-1777-2), Mister Boffo The ... however, was in the truly bizarre self-published single issue comic book Boffo In Hell (1995) co-drawn by the cartoonist's teenage son Jay Martin where lovable loser Earl Boffo is ...
Boffo Games
... Boffo Games was a short-lived computer games developer founded in 1994 by Steve Meretzky, Mike Dornbrook, and Leo DaCosta ... Boffo only produced two games, Hodj 'n' Podj and The Space Bar, before closing its doors in 1997 ... The official Boffo Games web page is still in existence, but Steve Meretzky now maintains it as his personal site ...