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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A person who exercises control over workers; An electrician responsible for lighting on a movie or tv set; An elderly man.

Usage examples (35)
  • If you've ever watched the credits of a movie you've seen the word "gaffer"---he's the head electrictian on the set.
  • 'The gaffer was a centre-half and he wasn't bad, was he?
  • The gaffer was a centrehalf and he wasn't bad was he That was a big thing for me hopefully he can make me into a better player.
  • I don't think "gaffer" fits the "respectful form of address to a professional". for more
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