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Synonyms for gaffer
ˈgæf ərgaffer

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  1. old-timer, oldtimer, gaffer, old geezer, antiquenoun

    an elderly man

    Synonyms:
    antique, stager, honcho, old hand, old stager, oldtimer, chief, foreman, warhorse, old geezer, boss, old-timer, veteran

  2. gaffernoun

    an electrician responsible for lighting on a movie or tv set

    Synonyms:
    honcho, old geezer, chief, foreman, antique, boss, old-timer, oldtimer

  3. foreman, chief, gaffer, honcho, bossnoun

    a person who exercises control over workers

    "if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman"

    Synonyms:
    hirer, tribal chief, headman, foreman, political boss, antique, boss, old geezer, chief, knob, old-timer, honcho, oldtimer, chieftain, head, party boss, top dog

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gaffernoun

    Synonyms:
    goodman

  2. gaffernoun

    Synonyms:
    old rustic, old fellow

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