goffer vs gopher what difference

what is difference between goffer and gopher

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɒfə/

Etymology 1

Borrowed from French gaufrer (to stamp with a patterned tool), from gaufre (honeycomb).

Verb

goffer (third-person singular simple present goffers, present participle goffering, simple past and past participle goffered)

  1. To make wavy; to crimp.
Translations

Etymology 2

Noun

goffer (plural goffers)

  1. (Britain, naval slang) soft drink; non-alcoholic drink

Anagrams

  • geroff


English

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɡəʊfə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɡoʊfɚ/
  • Rhymes: -əʊfə(ɹ)

Etymology 1

Perhaps from French gaufre, based on the analogy of holes in the ground to the indentations in a waffle. Doublet of waffle

Noun

gopher (plural gophers)

  1. A small burrowing rodent, especially in the family Geomyidae.
  2. The gopher tortoise.
  3. The gopher rockfish.
Translations

Etymology 2

Noun

gopher (plural gophers)

  1. Alternative spelling of gofer

See also

  • gopher wood
  • gauffre

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