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Definition funny of Boffin:
(Computer geek) Science boffin Origin: Boffin was a common colloquial term used in Britain during WW2 for the technical experts, the backroom boys, who were helping to win the war An affectionate term, but with some practical fighting man’s scorn for the academic brain worker
Those boffins are always studying for their exams Lindsay is such a boffin
Scientist /egghead; highly qualified in his field . Someone who knows a great deal about very little . Origin: 1930's/40's Royal Air Force slang .
1.The Boffins at the research lab have once again saved the day and avoided catastrophe . 2.Barnes Wallis was delighted to join the Boffins at the central research aerospace lab .
Colloquial word used to refer to highly trained specialists in their respective fields; especially when the exact field of specialty is unknown. Usually used when an new and unknown piece of technology is being discussed, and having no idea what branch of speacialty is responsible. Used commonly in 60s and 70s British spy movies and war movies to infer generally to clever people developing, researching weapons etc...
The Boffins at the laboratory must have worked hard to make this new flying car.... Who knows how it works? That's one for the Boffins....
A Smart person... usually used by chavs to make fun of people who are NOT illiterate
Songs about Boffin:
Boffin (Original Mix) by Alex Geralead from the Album Boffin
Boffin (Original Mix) by Alex Geralead from the Album Minimal Vol. 6
Boffin (Original Mix) by Alex Geralead from the Album Minimal Beats Vol 6.
Boffin' in the Lab [Explicit] by The Stink from the Album Trouble
Boffin's Necklace by The Nads from the Album Backasswards
Diving to Deep (Minimal Boffin Remix) by Goran Geto from the Album Diving to Deep (Dub Techno Edition)
Diving to Deep (Minimal Boffin Remix) by Goran Geto from the Album Le Beat Technique, Vol. 8
Books about Boffin:
Boffin: A Personal Story of the Early Days of Radar, Radio Astronomy and Quantum Optics by R. Hanbury Brown (Sep 1, 1991)
Boffin Boy & The Red Prince by David Orme (Mar 1, 2007)
Boffin Boy & The Monsters From Deep by David Orme (Mar 9, 2007)
Boffin Boy and the Forest of the Ninja by David Orme (Oct 1, 2007)
Boffin by Alan Gowdy (Nov 22, 2008)
The Backroom Boys: The Secret Return of the British Boffin by Francis Spufford (Nov 6, 2003)
Mr. Boffin by Laurence Schorsch and Nancy Speir (Apr 1993)
Wiki information Boffin:
A boffin is British slang for a scientist, engineer, or other person engaged in technical or scientific work. The original World War II conception of war-winning researchers means that the term tends to have more positive connotations than related...
Ruud Boffin is a Belgian professional footballer who plays for Turkish club Eskişehirspor, as a goalkeeper.