Meaning of gaffer

gaf•fer

Pronunciation: (gaf'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. the chief electrician on a motion-picture or television production.
  2. an old man.
  3. a foreman or overseer, esp. the boss of a group of physical laborers.
  4. a master glassblower responsible for shaping glassware.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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