Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Noun: gopher  gow-fu(r)
  1. A zealously energetic person (especially a salesman)
    - goffer
     
  2. Any of various terrestrial burrowing rodents of Old and New Worlds; often destroy crops
    - ground squirrel, spermophile
     
  3. Burrowing rodent of the family Geomyidae having large external cheek pouches; of Central America and southwestern North America
    - pocket gopher, pouched rat
     
  4. Burrowing edible land tortoise of southeastern North America
    - gopher tortoise, gopher turtle, Gopherus polypemus
Noun: Gopher
  1. A native or resident of Minnesota
    - Minnesotan

Sounds like: g

Derived forms: gophers

Type of: American, busy bee, eager beaver, live wire, pocket rat, sharpie, sharpy, squirrel, tortoise

Part of: Citellus, family Geomyidae, genus Citellus, genus Gopherus, genus Spermophilus, Geomyidae, Gopherus, Spermophilus

Encyclopedia: Gopher, Oregon