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Synonyms for gaffer
ˈgæf ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. old-timer, oldtimer, gaffer, old geezer, antique(noun)

    an elderly man

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

  2. gaffer(noun)

    an electrician responsible for lighting on a movie or tv set

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

  3. foreman, chief, gaffer, honcho, boss(noun)

    a person who exercises control over workers

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

    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. gaffer(n.)


  2. gaffer(n.)

    old rustic, old fellow

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  • старец, надзирателBulgarian
  • strejcCzech
  • gammel mand, formandDanish
  • capatazSpanish
  • valaistusmestari, ukko, pomoFinnish
  • éclairagiste, contre-maîtreFrench
  • responsabile luci, anziano, caposquadra, vecchioItalian
  • gafferLatin
  • gafferDutch
  • десятник, бригадир, главный осветитель, старикRussian
  • พ่อThai

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