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The meaning of Gaffers


Gaffers – definition


A person in charge of others; a boss.

Usage examples:

Street cleaners stopping for a smoke when their gaffer isn't in the vicinity

The chief electrician in a film or television production unit.

Usage examples:

It took five minutes for the names of all the actors, producers, editors, gaffers, grips, best boys…

An old man.

Usage examples:

You'll find the same old distinguished-looking gaffers at any awards dinner

A man who is in charge of other workers

Gaffers translation into English

Gaffers: translate from English into Chinese

Translate gaffers into Chinese (Simplified)}
灯光师, 领班, 老人

Gaffers: translate from English into Dutch

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Gaffers, Ploegbaas, Ouwe baas

Gaffers: translate from English into French

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Gaffeurs, Chef, Patron, Vieux, Chef-électricien

Gaffers: translate from English into German

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Oberbeleuchter, Vorarbeiter, Chef, Alte, Opa, Boss, Vormann

Gaffers: translate from English into Hindi

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गफ़र्स, वृद्ध, बूढ़ा, वृद्ध पुस्र्ष, वृद्ध गंवार

Gaffers: translate from English into Italian

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Gaffer, Compare

Gaffers: translate from English into Korean

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개퍼, 두목, 늙은이, 전기 주임, 조명 주임

Gaffers: translate from English into Russian

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Гаферы, Дедушка, Старик, Бригадир, Главный осветитель, Десятник

Gaffers: translate from English into Spanish

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Gaffers, Capataz, Tío, Iluminista, Vejete

Word origin

late 16th century (in gaffer (sense 3 of the noun)): probably a contraction of godfather; compare with gammer.

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