Associations to the word «Gaffer»

Wiktionary

GAFFER, noun. (film) A chief lighting technician for a motion-picture or television production.
GAFFER, noun. A glassblower.
GAFFER, noun. (colloquial) An old man.
GAFFER, noun. (British) A foreman.
GAFFER, noun. An "Old Gaffer" is a sailor.
GAFFER, noun. In Maritime regions "the Little Gaffer" is the baby in the house.
GAFFER TAPE, noun. A sturdy adhesive tape, made of plastic reinforced with cross-linked fibre, often used by lighting electricians.
GAFFER TAPES, noun. Plural of gaffer tape

Dictionary definition

GAFFER, noun. An elderly man.
GAFFER, noun. An electrician responsible for lighting on a movie or tv set.
GAFFER, noun. A person who exercises control over workers; "if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman".

Wise words

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