gaffer gaffer

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an elderly man
  2. (n) an electrician responsible for lighting on a movie or tv set
  3. (n) a person who exercises control over workers

Usage(s):

  1. And the one about how he made Fisher tape her boobs down with gaffer tape.
  2. Now something of a gaffer himself, Sir Max celebrated his 70th birthday last fortnight with London's Maximilian Society, a club formed and named in his honor.
  3. Earl Baldwin of Bewdley, now a gaffer of 79, emerged briefly from latter-day obscurity when a news photographer snapped him at a Cambridge University ceremony.

News

  1. Glassfest Blowout

    The museum welcomed special guests from Corning's sister city in Italy for the glass cutting, bringing a little international flavor to the kick off. Glass blowers from San Giovanni, Italy joined local gaffers to make the glass ribbon, inter-twining the colors of the American and Italian flags.
    on July 18, 2013     Source: WENY-TV

  2. GlassFest Heating Up

    CORNING -- (WENY) Stormy weather and rain isn't dampening the hearts of local business owners in Corning's Gaffer District who rely on glass fest for that economic boost every year.
    on July 18, 2013     Source: WENY-TV

Quotes

  1. "I got the call from the gaffer and he gave me 24 hours to think about it, but I think it took me about 24 seconds to decide," Colgan told the club website (www.safc.com).
    on Jul 24, 2008 By: Nick Colgan Source: Reuters UK

  2. Forssell said: "The gaffer has been a part of big games and knows what it is all about."
    on Apr 19, 2008 By: Mikael Forssell Source: Donside Today

  3. But Boyd told the Daily Record: "Look, the team has been winning so nobody can say the gaffer has got it wrong. I certainly am not saying that. But I don't think he or anybody else at the club would be happy if I wasn't frustrated. Of course I'm...
    on Apr 5, 2008 By: Kris Boyd Source: Sportinglife.com

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