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

 

gofer

 noun
(also gopher) noun
BrE BrE//ˈɡəʊfə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡoʊfər//
 
(informal)
 
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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 Origin 1960s: from go for (i.e. go and fetch).
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