DEFINITION of 'Moofer'

An employee working outside of typical office settings. The word "moofer" stands for "mobile out of office worker," and this type of worker is becoming more common as communication technology continues to improve. Moofers can generally work anywhere where there is access to a wi-fi connection.


Some examples of moofers include Internet entrepreneurs that can work from a laptop, bloggers, columnists, etc. It can also refer to people that have to be mobile as part of their job, like consultants, reporters or business people that frequently have to go out to make deals or meet clients.