How To Spell boffin?

Correct spelling: boffin

What is the definition of boffin?

  1. a scientist or technician, especially one engaged in military research.

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What are the usage examples for boffin?

  1. I say it boldly, I do not believe Mr. Boffin possessed that amount of histrionic talent. – Life of Charles Dickens by Frank Marzials
  2. Mr. Boffin had certainly not joined the present Ministry,- so he said,- with the view of destroying the Church. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  3. So now the secretary, John Rokesmith, beside being constantly with Mr. and Mrs. Boffin whom he had always loved, had a chance to see Bella every day, and he was not long in finding out that it would be very easy, indeed, for him to fall in love with her. – Tales from Dickens by Charles Dickens and Hallie Erminie Rives
  4. The third and last one gave all the money to Mr. Boffin no matter whom the son married, and gave none to any one else. – Tales from Dickens by Charles Dickens and Hallie Erminie Rives
  5. Mr. Boffin wanted to tell everybody the truth at once, but John would not let them. – Tales from Dickens by Charles Dickens and Hallie Erminie Rives

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군사 연구원.

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bilimsel araştırmacı.