boffin boffin


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


  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.


  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
    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
    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
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PRWeb


  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:

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