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boffo

1. noun A movie or play that is very popular and successful. That movie looked so stupid in the previews, but it turned out to be a real boffo.
2. adjective Wonderful or fantastic. That routine was just boffo, way to go!

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 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.
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.
Boffo," "My Cage," "Real Life Adventures," "Rubes," "Shoe," "Spot the Frog," "Sylvia," and "The Wizard of Id."
RIYADH: Italy and Saudi Arabia enjoy excellent relations as the former marks its 69th national day on June 2, according to Italian Ambassador Mario Boffo. "Our ties go a long time back.
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"Have people been able to identify the church's reservations?" wrote Avvenire's editor Dino Boffo.
Boffo" for Universal and "Cats with Hands" for Tribune Media Services, is listed in the current "Guinness World Records" as creator of the most cartoons (1,300) a year.
Speaking about the expo, Italian Ambassador Mario Boffo said Milan will become a global showcase during the six-month show.
The big question now for "Iron Man 3" is whether the film can translate its boffo overseas bow domestically the way "Avengers" did last year, when it shattered records with a $207 million domestic opening.
REACHING OUT: Italian Ambassador Mario Boffo gestures during an interview with Arab News in Riyadh.
"Glengarry" posted a boffo $703,775 from just a quartet of previews.
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