doofer

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Etymology[edit]

The remote control for a television is sometimes called a doofer (sense 1.1)

Respelling of “do for”, as in “it will do for that job”.

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Noun[edit]

doofer (plural doofers)

  1. (slang) An object the name of which the speaker or writer cannot remember or does not know. [from 1930s]
    1. (slang, specifically) The remote control for a television.

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Adjective[edit]

doofer

  1. comparative degree of doof