gofer


gofer
 Low-ranking employee; errand boy (from “go-for” ).
 ► “ I was a gofer in the studio, says Mr. Iovine. If you bring somebody tea 100 times and get it right each time, they get to like you.” (Wall Street Journal, Feb. 22, 1996, p. B1)

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • Gofer — es una implementación del lenguaje de programación Haskell desarrollado por Mark Jones en Oxford, con fines educativos. Gofer es el acrónimo de G(ood) F(or) E(quational) R(easoning) en español: Adecuado para razonar ecuaciones. Ha sido… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Gofer — ist eine funktionale Programmiersprache, die an Haskell angelehnt ist. Gofer hat gegenüber Haskell einige experimentelle Erweiterungen, vor allem im Bereich der Typklassen. Andere wichtige Features Haskells fehlen allerdings, so werden… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • gofer — go‧fer [ˈgəʊfə ǁ ˈgoʊfər] noun [countable] informal JOBS someone who carries messages or gets things for their employer: • They hired me as a gofer, but while I took my boss s suits to the cleaners and bought his wife flowers, I also learnt the… …   Financial and business terms

  • Gofer — (от GOod For Equational Reasoning) упрощённый диалект языка Haskell. Предназначен для обучения функциональному программированию. См. также Gopher …   Википедия

  • gofer — errand runner, 1956, Amer.Eng. coinage from go for (coffee, spare parts, etc.), with a pun on gopher …   Etymology dictionary

  • gofer — [n] errand boy or girl bottom person on the totem pole*, gal Friday, go getter*, grunt, guy Friday, hired help, low person on the totem pole*, office boy, office girl, peon, scrub; concept 348 …   New thesaurus

  • gofer — (also gopher) ► NOUN informal, chiefly N. Amer. ▪ a person who runs errands; a dogsbody. ORIGIN from go for (i.e. go and fetch) …   English terms dictionary

  • gofer — ☆ gofer or go fer [gō′fər ] n. [from being asked to go for whatever is needed] Slang an employee who performs minor or menial tasks such as running errands …   English World dictionary

  • Gofer — This article is about jobs that include running errands. For the animal, see gopher (animal). For other uses, see Gofer (disambiguation). A gofer or go fer (  /ˈɡ …   Wikipedia

  • gofer — the employee who must go for supplies, mail, coffee, etc.,    Are you the gofer in this office? Ya, I gofer this and I gofer that, and soon I m gonna gofer a holiday! Ha ha! …   English idioms

  • gofer — UK [ˈɡəʊfə(r)] / US [ˈɡoʊfər] noun [countable] Word forms gofer : singular gofer plural gofers informal someone who does boring jobs for someone else such as delivering messages …   English dictionary