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duffer

1. Someone who is stupid and/or inept. What duffer stapled the report together with the pages all out of order?
2. Someone who plays a sport, especially golf, poorly. Aw man, that guy's a real duffer—if you let him join our foursome, we'll be on the course all day!

duffer

(ˈdəfɚ)
1. n. a foolish oaf; a bumbler. Pete’s just a duffer—he’s not really serious at it.
2. n. an unskilled golfer. Those duffers up ahead are holding up the game.
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"He is still there - and still the same old Duffer."
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He said before the game that he wanted to keep me fresh for the games ahead so that's why myself and Duffer only got a half each."
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Mourinho has said he fears Duffer has a 'competitive mental block'.
"As a young lad, you just look up to people because Duffer was from Dublin and I was signing for Blackburn.
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There's no love ever lost between the fans of White Hart Lane and the Bridge, but Keane says: "Fair play to Duffer - I don't begrudge him anything.
He said: "Duffer has gone and if there is a place there I want to take it.
"I was expecting Duffer to come straight back into the team and then for me and Lennie (Liam Lawrence) to battle it out for the other place on the wing.
Morrison, who faces a fitness test this week on a shoulder injury sustained in yesterday's win over West Brom, said: "I am hopeful Duffer will go back to the wing and I'll get a chance to play alongside Robbie.
"It's a shame for Duffer - it's a heartbreak for him," said Shay Given.