a boofriend is someone you quite aren't ready to make you're boyfriend or girlfriend and they are more to you than just friends with benefits of a simple boo; boo and a friend not a boyfriend
Girl 1: "Is that your boyfriend?"
Girl 2: "No he's a boofriend"
Girl 1: "What makes him a boofriend"
Girl 2: "Cause he's my boo and my friend"