Definitions for gafferˈgæf ər
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word gaffer
old-timer, oldtimer, gaffer, old geezer, antique(noun)
an elderly man
an electrician responsible for lighting on a movie or tv set
foreman, chief, gaffer, honcho, boss(noun)
a person who exercises control over workers
"if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman"
an old fellow; an aged rustic
a foreman or overseer of a gang of laborers
Origin: [Possibly contr. fr. godfather; but prob. fr. gramfer for grandfather. Cf. Gammer.]
Translations for gaffer
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- старец, надзирателBulgarian
- gammel mand, formandDanish
- valaistusmestari, ukko, pomoFinnish
- éclairagiste, contre-maîtreFrench
- responsabile luci, anziano, caposquadra, vecchioItalian
- десятник, бригадир, главный осветитель, старикRussian
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