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boffo

(ˈbɑfo)
1. n. a box-office hit; a successful play, musical, movie, etc. The last one was a tremendous boffo, but we only broke even.
2. mod. successful; tremendous. Another boffo success for Willy!
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Really, what they are is a sort of pop-up art installation," said Faris Al-Shathir, executive director of Boffo Building Fashion.
Mr Boffo acknowledged being fined in a harassment case involving a married woman but denied the gay suggestions.
The paper alleged that Boffo had been fined several years ago for harassing the wife of a man in whom he was purportedly interested.
The Early Learning Centre is still doing boffo business with Teletubby outfits complete with antennae and TV tummies.
Corncrake of Boffo Airlines has set up the world's first "Dentist of the Air" service.
As Daily Variety might put it: Big-Bucks Blues Bars Bag Boffo Biz.
Reagan, the Washington press was charmed and conned by her boffo turn at a Gridiron Club dinner as "Secondhand Rose," a spoof of her own expensive tastes.
They're in business to get boffo ratings--a goal that ought not to be confused with public enlightenment or political participation.
Integrated Suite of Design Tools Helps Architects Explore and Execute Ideas More Collaboratively for BOFFO Building Fashion
Italian Ambassador Mario Boffo visited the expo's various pavilions that showcased the latest advancement in the world's gas and oil industry.
The visit to Saudi Arabia has played a major role in what was the occasion to celebrate the anniversary of 80 years of relations between Italy and the Middle Eastern country, a celebration that was attended by the Ambassador Mario Boffo and Italian General Consul Simone Petroni and authority of both Arabia and Italian Governments and the private sector.
This Fall BOFFO will partner five fashion designers with five architects to transform 50 + 57 Walker Street in Manhattan into an original retail environment, rotating every two weeks.
Also, Il Giornale, a national newspaper owned by Berlusconi's brother Paolo, ran a banner front-page headline against Dino Boffo, editor of Avvenire, the daily newspaper of the Italian Bishops Conference.
Peplowski, a boffo clarinet player who used to perform with the Benny Goodman Orchestra, says he's glad that most of the work of organization takes place well in advance.