Green’s Dictionary of Slang

choof v.

[SE chuff, to go, usu. of a locomotive]

(Aus.) to go, to move.

[Aus]‘The Old S.J.Y.’ in Mess Songs & Rhymes of the RAAF 21: But another old ship choofs along on the trip.
Contact: Journal Air Force Association Victorian Division 16 Mar. n.p.: We hope you shall be able to choof along to the next function [AND].
[Aus]F.J. Hardy Yarns of Billy Borker 61: Up they choof to the travel agency and buy two one-way air tickets to Mexico.
[Aus] D. Ireland Unknown Industrial Prisoner 83: We were choofing along Highway One about forty-five or fifty when all of a sudden we see the wheel going past.
K. George Place of Their Own 281: I had two hooks on the back that I used to put my shopping bags on [...] and choof in there and go and see the different butchers.

In derivatives

choofed (adj.)

exhausted as a result of excessive activity.

[Aus]R.G. Barrett Godson 187: ‘I’m almost too choofed to move’.

In phrases

choof off (v.)

to leave; also used as a dismissive: go away! (see cite 1972).

[Aus]D. O’Grady A Bottle of Sandwiches 96: We [...] choofed off up the beach.
[Aus]A. Chipper Aussie Swearers Guide 77: Get off My back. Like choof off this is a good dismissal phrase when someone is rubbishing you.
B. Hardy World Owes Me Nothing 156: ‘If my presence is going to cause trouble’, I said, ‘I’d rather not be here, so I think I’ll choof off’ [AND].
[Aus]C. Bowles G’DAY 77: The Salvos come round with the tin. Les decides it's time to choof off.
TravelPod [blog] plan to stay here until my bank card arrives post restante which reminds me id better choof off and find the post office!
at 10 Mar. 🌐 I had to choof off to the farm to use the scanner.
[Aus](con. 1943) G.S. Manson Irish Fandango [ebook] ‘[A]ll the lads had choofed of home’.
[Aus]in D. Andrew Aussie Sl.