Boffin - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbɑːfən|  American pronunciation of the word boffin
Brit.  |ˈbɒfɪn|  British pronunciation of the word boffin

noun

- (British slang) a scientist or technician engaged in military research

Examples

Our boffins finally broke the enemy's code!

He was always a bit of a boffin, even at school.

Word forms

noun
singular: boffin
plural: boffins
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