Meaning of “gofer” in the English Dictionary

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"gofer" in British English

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gofernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɡəʊ.fər/ us /ˈɡoʊ.fɚ/ US informal

someone whose job is to be sent to get and carry things such as messages, drinks, etc. for other people in a company

(Definition of “gofer” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gofer" in American English

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gofernoun [ C ]

us /ˈɡoʊ·fər/ infml

a person whose job is to take messages or to collect and deliver things for other people

(Definition of “gofer” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"gofer" in Business English

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gofernoun [ C ]

also gopher uk /ˈɡəʊfər/ us US informal

WORKPLACE someone who does boring jobs for other employees, for example carrying messages or making drinks:

(Definition of “gofer” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)