- (Australia, colloquial) Of hair, puffy, or having extra volume, not necessarily desired; having such hair; see bouffant.
- My hair was so boofy this morning it took 10 minutes of brushing to get it looking decent.
2004, Margaret Simons, Latham's World: The New Politics of the Outsiders, page 38:
- He appeared in person much as he did on television – big, boofy even when well groomed – like a version of Ginger Meggs grown up and gone into politics.
2005, John Harms, The Pearl: Steve Renouf's Story, page 81:
- Steve trotted onto the field: a young footballer with a boofy, 1980s haircut.
- 2010, James Dack, Stephen Dack, Larry Writer, Sunshine and Shadow: A Brothers' Story, unnumbered page,
- I'm smiling, my tie is askew, and I'm sporting a boofy big hairdo, like all the other kids in my class.
- (Australia, colloquial) Brawny, overtly masculine and rather dim-witted.
- Dave, the big boofy builder, finally solved the mouse problem the big boofy bloke way: by crushing it unceremoniously under his boot.
2006, Judy Hardy-Holden, Love in the Afternoon, page 58:
- My friend Sharn has a friend in her late 50s who is very keen to maintain sexual relations with her husband, a big boofy bloke, a mechanic by trade.
2011, Dave Graney, 1001 Australian Nights: A Memoir, page 116:
- Suddenly the carriage was full of boofy schoolboys all excitedly chesting and punching each other and stretching their limbs as they tried to sit still.
2011, John Sullivan, Firebug, page 72:
- She likes Doug Wright, believes behind the hard facade lives a warm, boofy bloke not unlike her Dave.