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Word of the Day – Boffola

By March 22, 2016Literature

Boffola (n)


A joke or a line in a script intended to get a laugh.

A North American word whose origins lie in the 1940s extension of the slang boff ‘hearty laugh’.

Example sentences

“He is an expert in the art of the boffola”

“I do enjoy a well placed boffola in an otherwise very sensible conversation.”

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