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English definition of “gaffer”

gaffer

noun [C] uk   /ˈɡæf.ər/ us    //

gaffer noun [C] (MAN IN CHARGE)

UK informal a man who is in charge of other workersBosses, managers and directorsPeople in charge of or controlling other people

gaffer noun [C] (FILM)

specialized theatre & film the person responsible for the lights and other electrical equipment used when making a film or television programmeTelevisionCinema - general words

gaffer noun [C] (OLD MAN)

informal an old manKinds of menMen and womenThe elderlyOld or old-fashionedDescribing people who are old
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