Definition of gofer noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(also gopher) noun
BrE BrE//ˈɡəʊfə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡoʊfər//
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a person whose job is to do small boring tasks for other people in a company synonym dogsbody They call me the gofer—go for this, go for that… Word Origin1960s: from go for (i.e. go and fetch).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: gofer