Associations to the word «Gaffer»
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
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".
The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.