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From the English dictionary:

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  2. (slang, humorous) homeboy
    • 1997, Surfer Wass-up homefry? I have just read the new Gigantor issue of your 'zine with its absolutely fabulously fresh format [October 1996] and I must confess with all verisimilitude that it's definitely the bomb.
    • 2007, Alan Rolnick, Landmark Status “I don't know what you're talking about, homefry,” Rico said, “but that's all there is.”

From the English dictionary:

oofy etymology oof + y
adjective: {{en-adj}}
  1. (slang) Wealthy, having lots of oof (money).
    • 1896, Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, volume 160, page 727: … the glorious Tinman, or my oofy maiden-aunt; wouldn't she have jumped at me, if she had?
    • 1907, John Brynildsen, Engelsk-Dansk-Norsk Ordbog / A dictionary of the English and Dano-Norwegian languages, part II (N–Z), entry for oof, page 49 ( ebook): … oofy ['u·fi] sl som har megen Mønt …
    • 1909, , The Prodigal Father, page 185 (Gutenberg ebook): Money isn't everything in this world. Youth and love and pluck are the main things. Hang it, what if you do get into debt occasionally? You've got a pretty oofy father-in-law.
    • 1934, , (Gutenberg ebook): This Tom has a peculiarity I've noticed in other very oofy men. Nick him for the paltriest sum, and he lets out a squawk you can hear at Land's End. He has the stuff in gobs, but he hates giving up.
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