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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 paper said Boffo had a homosexual relationship with her husband.
Boffo," "My Cage," "Real Life Adventures," "Rubes," "Shoe," "Spot the Frog," "Sylvia," and "The Wizard of Id.
The Saudi ministers of foreign affairs, finance and trade went to Rome and met their Italian counterparts," said Boffo who assumed his post in Saudi Arabia on July 11, 2013.
A skedded February 2014 local release will likely go boffo.
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.