boffin boffin

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. You have the reputation of being something of a boffin.
  2. Amiable and old-school, Brash has not been able to shake off his boffin tendencies.

News

  1. Boffin Publishes Reviews of Video Converter Software and Announces The Top 3 For This Year

    Boffin, leading software reviewer reveals the top 2013 video converter software as these have been decided on after careful evaluations of industry-leading video converting software. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10816553.htm
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Spyware Doctor, Boffin's Top Choice For Anti-Virus Software This Year

    After reviewing various antivirus software, Boffin reviewers announced Spyware Doctor as the top anti-virus software for 2013. The second and third places were awarded to Intelinet Smart Security and Security Shield respectively. (PRWeb June 10, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10803507.htm
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Second Best Anti-Virus Software is Intelinet Smart Security 3.0, Boffin Announces

    Software review website Boffin revealed that Intelinet Smart Security 3.0 was awarded second place in the top anti-virus software for 2013. (PRWeb June 09, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10803520.htm
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "Prime Minister Rudd was elected on the promise that he would be a policy boffin," Senator Milne said. "Instead of that, he's fallen at the first hurdle. He has jumped in with Brendan Nelson in a populist, fiddling at the edges, on fuel...
    on May 25, 2008 By: Christine Milne Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  2. "You need to be old and young at the same time, a boffin and an action hero, a cheeky schoolboy and the wise old man of the universe," said Moffat.
    on Jan 4, 2009 By: Steven Moffat Source: Reuters UK

  3. "Wool is a fibre even the most brilliant boffin in the most high-tech laboratory could never create," said The Prince as he explained the natural, sustainable and bio-degradable qualities of a fibre that has evolved in harmony with mankind itself.
    on Jan 28, 2010 By: Prince Charles Source: Fibre2fashion.com

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