1 definition by Peter T

Scientist /egghead; highly qualified in his field . Someone who knows a great deal about very little .
Origin: 1930's/40's Royal Air Force slang .
1.The Boffins at the research lab have once again saved the day and avoided catastrophe .

2.Barnes Wallis was delighted to join the Boffins at the central research aerospace lab .
by Peter T July 03, 2006

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